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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 March 2014
... are centered upon a key Baudrillardian term, seduction , either in its “hot” (Don Juan) form or in its “cold” ludic form. When viewed from the perspective of immersive, immediate, and immanent forms of distance-abolishing media (such as smartphones and GPS), the summer sex scandals of 2011 instantiate shifts...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 March 2015
... sex scandals, celebrity scandals, and the like; see Kellner 2003b ). Fierce competition for ratings and advertising led information and news to become more visual and engaging, bringing codes of entertainment into journalism. News accordingly became more narrative and tabloid, with scandals and ever...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 98–109.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... I’ve used the hand-painted wallpaper patterns of Réveillon 2 and related arabesque designs as templates to diagram those involved in the Valerie Plame spying case ( Lyre, Lyre , 2008), the relationships of our Middle East foes and allies ( The Enemy of My Enemy , 2008), and a host of sex scandals...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 March 2012
... below. On the domestic American terrorists who influenced Breivik's crimes, see Kellner 2008 . 7. The Guardian was owning the Norway terror spectacle story the same way it had dominated the ongoing Murdoch scandals, with a blog that compiled every significant report and opinion on the event...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 175–202.
Published: 01 July 2007
..., and Reproduction. These were seen in 1999 as highly political, even scandalous, in the context of the Clinton impeachment. She conducted and published a survey stating that 59 percent of 599 students surveyed at a large mid-western university in 1991 did not regard oral–genital contact as having “had sex...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 135–149.
Published: 01 July 2017
... the United States out of global climate change agreements? Scandalously, climate change was not discussed in the 2016 presidential debates and hardly became an issue in the campaign. Scientists agree that climate change is one of the most significant issues of the day and a clear and present danger...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 58–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
...” to literal blackmail), a process of becoming-celebrity (for those famous from a succès de scandale sex tape), and even legal protection (against those who would claim a lack of compliance on their part). And the social (rather than private) element is writ large: the sexual process is one of humor, dares...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 139–143.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Armageddon. (53) Athey’s work entangles complex ideas of death, sex, and transcendence, and is deeply rooted in the mystical, conflating ecstasy with mortification, salvation with blood. This, too, is readily attested to in the cacophony of voices that comprise Pleading in the Blood —Catherine Opie...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 July 2012
... alone is very big business” ( McLuhan 2002 [1951]: 151 ). Not just in Modern Screen magazine is the world of the modern screen “marked,” layer upon layer, “with the pattern of sex, technology, and death” ( McLuhan 2002 [1951]: 13 ). A shorter version of these arguments found in The Mechanical...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 177–193.
Published: 01 July 2017
... (she loses her savings and virginity to a construction worker and becomes pregnant)—and her proposal that he marry her at least temporarily to cover up the scandal—Omrane is devastated, but he summons enough courage to try to convince Rebeh to marry Kaaboura (the concierge), an aging old man who...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... In the UK, absolute privilege is granted to statements made during the proceedings of Parliament or the Courts, and this principle is common to many other countries. 14. Truth can only be on the basis of established proof, so any statements made about the character of Mr Jackson's sex life must...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 281–302.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Angelos Koutsourakis The publication of Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s play Der Müll, die Stadt und der Tod ( Garbage, the City, and Death ; 1976) constitutes one of the major scandals in German cultural history. The play was accused of being anti-Semitic, because one of its key characters, a real...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 275–286.
Published: 01 November 2014
... is converted to heat, waste magnetic fields, and noise. This wastage has become integral to the management of the electrical industries that, we should recall, were at the heart of the first Enron scandal and the Californian electricity crisis of 2001 ( Weare 2003 ). Beyond the scandalous market-fixing...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., it was only because of the extensive dissemination of news radio that such stimulants as the Iran-Contra hearings, the O. J. Simpson trial, and the Clinton sex scandals were integrated so readily into Hamburger’s paintings and appropriations of the art-historical canon. Employing painting as a medium...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 327–344.
Published: 01 July 2012
... by Rebecca Haimowitz and Vaishali Sinha. 2010; New York: Women Make Movies. www.wmm.com . References Agustín Laura María 2007 . Sex and the Margins: Migration, Labour Markets, and the Rescue Industry . London : Zed . Arditti Rita Duelli-Klein Renate Minden Shelley...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 15–28.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Consultants Filmed Saying They Use Bribes and Sex Workers to Entrap Politicians .” March 19 . www.channel4.com/news/cambridge-analytica-revealed-trumps-election-consultants-filmed-saying-they-use-bribes-and-sex-workers-to-entrap-politicians-investigation . Coates Ta-Nehisi . 2018 . “ I’m...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 277–298.
Published: 01 November 2009
... differences are made to be audible, visible, and demonstrative. Islam acts as an amplifier for both Muslims and non-Muslims who use it as a reference. Thus, the use of the Islamic headscarf made the statue more visible and scandalous, thereby extending its public perception. But it was not the simple presence...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 391–408.
Published: 01 November 2011
...), Second Life would also rapidly be dubbed an entrepreneur's zone, a virtual territory that opened up a wave of commercial opportunities, from selling virtual items such as weapons to avatars, to setting up enterprises that range from virtual fashion boutiques, real estate, nightclubs, to the SL sex trade...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 222–233.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of the public’s need for visual stimulus beyond newsreels and straightforward propaganda. Today war has become its own pornography, and sexual imagery no longer operates alongside images of violence. The two poles defining human existence, sex and death, have been collapsed and congealed in the images of naked...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 445–464.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... ” In The Adventures and the Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes , pp. 27 – 44 . London : Penguin . Doyle A.C. 2001b [1892] . “ A Scandal in Bohemia. ” In The Adventures and the Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes , pp. 3 – 26 . London : Penguin . Holquist M. 1971 . “ Whodunit, and Other Questions...