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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 239–262.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Max Haiven Walmart is not only the world's single largest retailer and private employer, it is also a crystallization and an agent of a broader paradigm shift toward “securitization”: the convergence of financial and security-oriented logics of risk management. This paper examines the way Walmart...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 231–248.
Published: 01 July 2007
... of “life politics” ( Giddens 1991 ) and “individualization” ( Beck and Beck-Gernsheim 2002 ). The article argues that the concept of lifestyle extends beyond the pursuit of leisure and consumption practices and that lifestyle politics involves the expression of individual rights, the management of risk...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 348–369.
Published: 01 November 2017
... each of us into savvy risk managers who see nearly all aspects of our lives as opportunities for potential leverage, speculation, and investment. Education, housing, work—all have become opportunities for us to improve and leverage our human capital and accumulated assets in the name of economic...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 299–318.
Published: 01 November 2006
... and efficient forms of industrialization, with devil take the hindmost and no thought for the environment, risk society is about enumerating and managing those dangers (for example, establishing markets for pollution that send murky industries offshore). It “organizes what cannot be organized,” embodying...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 359–380.
Published: 01 November 2006
... and GM. Some describe this phenomenon as “the corruption of small governments and of scientists by big business” (Interview M203). The decision to lift the moratorium on field testing of genetically modified food crops, the permission granted by the Environmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA) to Crown...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 389–403.
Published: 01 November 2014
...’ profitability; the ‘prioritized’ switching of Internet packages); to support new means of individualized risk management…. Because these new trends of consumption and tracking straddle the inside and the outside of the nation-state, they interlock with and facilitate broader shifts towards securocratic war...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (2): 237–264.
Published: 01 July 2009
..., governance becomes a key problematic within nonrepresentational democracy. Collaborative practices within network cultures run the risk of reproducing managerial personas similar to what Bishop (2004) notes as the curatorial status derived from “stage-managing” artist-designers and their refashioning...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 88–104.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and company share values. The second guided companies away from risky innovations and long-term investments, instead orienting them toward maximizing low-risk profits. In effect, FTSE 100 CEOs had adopted a series of strategies designed to manage financier and super-rich capital investments to gain short-term...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 92–110.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Street and Main Street had become thoroughly entangled. 4 The financial industry’s failure to appropriately manage the risk within their space resulted in large-scale repercussions outside it. Black-Scholes was a model, an approximation that coincided closely under normal market conditions...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 333–353.
Published: 01 November 2014
... . Beck Ulrich . 1992 . Risk Society: Towards a New Modernity . Newbury Park : Sage . Bogard William . 2009 . “ Deleuze and Machines: A Politics of Technology? “ In Deleuze and New Technology , edited by Poster Mark Savat David , 15 – 31 . Edinburgh : Edinburgh University...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 102–113.
Published: 01 March 2021
... an interpandemic response to the novel coronavirus that cuts across borders and against the grain. The first is transnational , to identify from the parallax view of Sydney and Los Angeles emergent risks that defy single-state fixes. The second is transhistorical , to counter efforts by China and the United States...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 233–252.
Published: 01 July 2016
... and technology risk social reproduction 6 This “urge to ‘hack’ politics by bringing governance down to a manageable local level” in the ethos of Silicon Valley extends back to countercultural beliefs of the mid-twentieth century ( Turner 2006 : 219). 7 As of 2012, the median annual income...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 358–371.
Published: 01 November 2019
... in Frames: Aesthetics and Ideology in the Yugoslav and Post-Yugoslav Cinema . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press . LiPuma Edward Lee Benjamin 2004 . Financial Derivatives and the Globalization of Risk . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Makavejev Dušan . 1972 . WR...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 103–132.
Published: 01 March 2011
... political economy can such questions be fruitfully asked and substantive answers obtained. 1. Current estimates are that 30–50% of these funds have quite literally evaporated in the current financial crisis. 2. The features of Beck's (1992) “risk society” are well documented in every...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 253–258.
Published: 01 July 2016
... in places resting on unstable tectonic plates—people learn to treat such catastrophes as inevitable, if not a norm, in a world of civilian nuclear energy, and learn how to manage it. That is how the nuclear fallout in Fukushima risks becoming a banal incident, as natural catastrophes get absorbed...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2006
... to be imposed by the management on all those who entered public buildings and the latter had to be willing to comply with the intrusive jabbing of the electronic thermometer in the ear or heat sensor on the forehead. At the home front, children were mobilized to “educate” their parents regarding the need...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 280–295.
Published: 01 November 2013
... ). The requirement for more sophisticated theory is easily justified: the need to understand accidents is critical. All available evidence suggests that accidents are increasing in scale, cost, frequency, and severity. These findings come from sources as diverse as the International Risk Governance Council ( Kröger...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 March 2007
... upon developing the tolerance required to manage the cultural policy of multiculturalism, the reappearance of a nostalgic, monocultural nationalism has been unexpected. It has thrown into question those narratives used within Australian cultural studies to understand the process of nation formation...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 393–398.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., the contraction of the earth by means of money in all its appearances” (p. 17). In the first part of the book, Sloterdijk pays attention to what one might call three discoveries and one invention: the discoveries of space, water, risk, and the ensuing invention of the modern subject. Sloterdijk discusses how...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 309–313.
Published: 01 November 2017
... to either manage modernity or produce a culture that is better organized, socialized, and ordered than that of the premodern culture of dread. However, as a first-year undergraduate, I was obviously slightly taken aback (and actually quite annoyed) that it had been left up to me to explain to the good...