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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 198–215.
Published: 01 July 2018
... the form of racial prejudice, erupted in Trump’s political rhetoric and in the rhetoric of his supporters. At the same time, the continued significance and consequences of racial division in America were also being asserted for politically progressive ends by the increasingly prominent...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2007
... logic of maximum efficiency internalized by the film's protagonist. As such the film questions the libertarian rhetoric of the open road and instead proposes that American fictions of free mobility mask the fact of containment by military-industrial imperatives. © BERG 2007 PRINTED IN THE UK 2007...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 177–193.
Published: 01 July 2017
... for revolutionary purposes but also to remind Tunisians of the disturbing legacy of bastardy (instituted by a long history of colonial rape from the Romans to the French) to which they had been and continue to be heirs, and with which they have to reckon. Studying the rhetoric of bastardy in Bouzid’s...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 31–50.
Published: 01 March 2005
... aid and authority. This paper surveys the predicament of the producer of anthropological knowledge “as usual” in such regimes of intervention. What identity does the anthropologist create? What is the self-claimed rhetoric of authority for research undertaken in such situations? Three alternatives are...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 429–442.
Published: 01 November 2012
... rhetorical figure than a function. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 recursivity rhetoric media theory Niklas Luhmann systems theory Theodor W. Adorno Homer The Odyssey music anti-Americanism Stanley Kubrick orality mathematics functionalism “In the Wake of the Odyssey ,” a...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Diane Rubenstein This essay is a rhetorical invention. It projects what Jean Baudrillard would have found theoretically interesting in the recent Dominique Strauss-Kahn (DSK) affair, configured as a transpolitical media pseudo event revealing the immunodeficiency of Europe’s political class. The...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 70–91.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Rebecca Dyer; François Mulot Focusing on two films by Jean-Luc Godard that feature the work of the Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish, this essay analyzes the rhetorical effects of Godard’s choice to subtitle, translate, or speak over Arabic speech and highlights Godard’s decades-long working...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 430–433.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., simultaneously “normalizes, while also officially disavowing, a normative commitment to neoliberal policies” (9). Limiting the scope of the book to an analysis of the mainstream media of Anglo-American and liberal democratic media systems, and presenting the political rhetoric of the UK New Labour...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 315–328.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Hitler is easily found in a Google search ( Sheridan 2010 : 36–37)—both indicative of the pervasiveness of this analogy. During the 2012 election, as well as more recently, the comparison of contemporary politics under the Obama administration to Hitler and fascist regimes functions as a rhetorical...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 200–206.
Published: 01 July 2010
... light. They adroitly appropriated the aesthetics and rhetoric of Stalin's Socialist Realism of the 1930s and 1940s, and were essentially American embodiments of Socialist Realist motion pictures in terms of both form and content, but produced in Hollywood and sanctioned by F.D.R. himself. The...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 395–398.
Published: 01 November 2006
... the sphere of cultural politics can enjoy this challenging piece that suggests Klein and her ilk, rather than re-igniting the revolutionary currents of the past, have instead betrayed their political legacy. The rhetoric of subvertisers, Critical Mass or the Stop Shopping campaigns, in Heath and...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 330–336.
Published: 01 November 2008
... normotic, the pathologically normal. There are no displays of fancy brushwork, no compositional or iconographic ingenuities, no indication of art historical knowledge or ambition. Ike’s work has just the right mix, for my purposes, of rhetorical modesty, hyper-conventionality, and subtle idiosyncrasy borne...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 357–380.
Published: 01 November 2007
... with the exploration of Sloterdijk’s politico-aesthetic strategy in the strict sense: in his writing. After having analyzed its rhetorical aspects I contextualize his claim of abundance in political economy, anthropology, media theory, and ontology. Then I return to aesthetics and politics. I specify...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 412–416.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... Gana’s rhetorical agility is perhaps nowhere more impressively at work than in his deconstructive reading of this novella, whose relentless commitment to discursive recursiveness and fragmentariness, he insists, is not so much a feature of its postmodernist poetics as of its attempt to perform the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 417–420.
Published: 01 November 2015
... sustain a book-length discussion of one of the most enigmatic and prolific American filmmakers of all time. Yet, ultimately, Martin finds solid rhetorical ground and a plethora of interdisciplinary source material from which to articulate astonishingly deep, intricate, and, yes, original readings of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 397–399.
Published: 01 November 2017
... full of drama, exaggeration, and bombastic rhetoric on the political stage, many seek solace in this sort of minimal ambience and conditioning. But the inclusivity felt by these communicative spaces is volatile, and as Roquet easily glosses over too easily, they are frequently manipulated, “misread” by...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 July 2005
... random and the corrupt – sit at various stages of remove from other accounts given by those who participate in the process, and who are keen to invest the prize with a different rhetoric. Here the story is one of a passionate engagement that defies the rational, the random and the corrupt. Simon Frith...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 413–415.
Published: 01 November 2018
... anti-immigration rhetoric. It is in this exploration of the relationship between anti-immigrant and proausterity discourses that the book’s most significant contribution to cultural politics lies, with Forkert’s detailed analysis of the links between austerity and xenophobia and the recent rise in anti...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 273–282.
Published: 01 July 2012
... an individualist undertaking, reinvented into a tapestry of care in which many assist in bringing a child into being. Moreover, in global reproduction, the network of care is extended into positioning caring as a legitimate rhetorical frame. In the case of surrogates, they often describe their...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 337–356.
Published: 01 November 2013