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Published: 01 July 2017
Figure 1 Parmigianino, Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror , c. 1524. Oil on convex panel, 24.4 cm diameter. Kunsthistorisches Museum. Source: Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, and the National Portrait Gallery, London, Self Portrait: Renaissance to Contemporary , edited by Anthony Bond and More
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 397–399.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Toby Young Ambient Media: Japanese Atmospheres of Self , by Roquet Paul , Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2016 , 256 pages, $94.50 (cloth), $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-9244-6 , 978-0-8166-9246-0 © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Paul Roquet is...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 263–265.
Published: 01 July 2017
... perspective regarding digital exposure of the self in contemporary US society and beyond, which he labels an “expository society.” He suggests that since individuals willingly surrender personal data and metadata to multinational technology corporations in exchange for minor digital distractions and stimulus...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 357–380.
Published: 01 November 2007
... miserabilist and affirmative critique? This distinction is all but self-evident, because every new mediological explicitation eventually reproduces scarcity through forgetfulness. It depends on the critical difference between mediocrity and inter-esse, between plain comfortable life and self-reflective radical...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 156–176.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Figure 1 Parmigianino, Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror , c. 1524. Oil on convex panel, 24.4 cm diameter. Kunsthistorisches Museum. Source: Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, and the National Portrait Gallery, London, Self Portrait: Renaissance to Contemporary , edited by Anthony Bond and...
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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 July 2019) 15 (2): 162–183.
Published: 01 July 2019
..., exemplified by Tia DeNora’s studies of music as a “technology of the self.” By taking seriously the proposition that under certain conditions music may itself function as a technology, and by reframing this proposition along materialist lines, this article aims to shed light on the changing functions music...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 257–278.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Kieran Keohane Tribunals, public inquiries and similar institutions, increasingly common in the political culture of the United Kingdom, the European Union, and in America, can be seen as exemplifying the auto-correcting, self-reflexive capacity of political institutions in information-rich and...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2006
... of multitude or modes of enhanced self-organized civil society coordination that can either work around governments and bureaucracies or can create public spheres from which to address and pressure government. 1 © BERG 2006 PRINTED IN THE UK 2006 My challenge as an anthropologist – to...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 213–224.
Published: 01 July 2006
...McKenzie Wark If game theory was objective, rational, abstract; gamer theory is subjective, intuitive, particular. If game theory starts with the self-contained agent, like a prisoner in a cell, looking out at the world; gamer theory wonders how the agency of the gamer comes into being as something...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 183–200.
Published: 01 July 2008
... violence, will be assessed. It will be argued that, rather than the self-inflicted death of the global liberal order by means of irrational destructive terrorism, or the imminent collapse of Islamic fundamentalism, the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the subsequent war on terror exhibit...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 27–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
... between individual self-fashioning on the one hand, and on the other hand changing symbolic and social orders. © BERG 2009 PRINTED IN THE UK 2009 cartoons transnational circuitry public spheres civil societies media Europeans have used tolerance as an excuse for not confronting...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., undermining their ability to look after themselves and meaningfully navigate through the social, economic and technological environments in a life-enhancing, self-determining way” ( Bowring 2008: 53 ). It is this understanding that he was still developing in his last major work of socio-economic theory...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 165–188.
Published: 01 July 2011
... of the war against terror, its depoliticizing effects. It is a depoliticized picture, in which the lack of antagonistic politics and subjectivities in today's democratic materialist constellation is countered with the inherent excess of the system, the protagonist's (self-)destructive passion for the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 July 2011
..., ultimate ends shaped meanings of secular politics. Ultimate ends have been ritualized in practices of the modern state and the modern self, making the return of religion an inherent pillar of political modernity. Finally, the politics of transcendence must go beyond the friend–enemy distinction by...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 289–310.
Published: 01 July 2011
... notions of the Cold War with their local/regional anxieties of modernization, self-identity, and Western encroachment. © BERG 2011 PRINTED IN THE UK 2011 spy films Cold War cultural studies intertextuality transculturalism in cinema Asian spy films It is now not uncommon to read the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2013
... oedipalization and normalization. Expanding this work in the second section of the article, I seek to locate it in a discussion of the banlieue and the abandoned spaces of Paris, which become zones of otherness that simultaneously contain and resist the utopian tendency to construct self-identical cities. Here I...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 5–22.
Published: 01 March 2005
... a period dominated by the high-profile campaigns of the Culture Wars. It argues that Maoist precepts like self-criticism, youth revolt and consciousness-raising have had a longer and more successful career in the West than in China itself. The continuing left debate between proponents of cultural...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 465–476.
Published: 01 November 2011
... integral reality is ironically represented by the very moment of its apparent completion. It is this paradox, the paradox at the heart of power, which ensures that integral reality, a world of satisfaction and self-identity, is never a utopia where we want for nothing, but rather a dystopia of despair...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 251–261.
Published: 01 November 2014
... opposing conceptions of morality and efficacy. The differences are more than a matter of how the affordances of information technologies match with the different technocultures. Horizontalist social movements incorporate new information technologies into their praxis as self-control, while militaries seek...