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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 299–318.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Toby Miller This essay examines risk society and moral panic as tools for analyzing the irrationality of the contemporary US, and applies them to the construction of young people as a social problem. Although today’s risk society and moral panic are closely tied to the current economic crisis, I...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 23–46.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., it cannot be examined from a social point of view. In my paper, I will first discuss the features indicating that concentration camp prisoners did indeed comprise societies, and will thereupon present in greater detail the evidence of such societies found in the empirical material. Through a detailed...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 394–396.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Josh Bowsher Portfolio Society: On the Capitalist Mode of Prediction , by Ascher Ivan , Cambridge, MA : Zone Books , 2016 , 192 pages, £20.95 (hardback), ISBN 978-1-935408-74-1 © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Ivan Ascher is a social theorist whose current project...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 203–222.
Published: 01 July 2007
... the relationship between the rise of Canon-Mocking Literature and the spread of cynicism in the sociohistorical context of contemporary China. It concludes that Canon-Mocking Literature is a means of cultural resistance and escape in a post-totalitarian society and possesses the dual character of both critique...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 July 2007
... in Circular Breathing: The Cultural Politics of Jazz in Britain, a publication that makes a signifi cant contribution to jazz studies, which has established a reputation as a rich interdisciplinary field, and more specifically to the study of cultural politics in British society. McKay states two aims...
Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 6   In many ways, searching for the vestiges of traditional Chinese society is still easier in rural areas than in big cities, where life is increasingly modernized. This situation also holds for religious revival. One could say that the government no longer considers religion the “opium More
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 381–392.
Published: 01 November 2007
... society? Doubtful. Then I remember how images have profoundly influenced and even changed me over the course of my life. This constant fluctuation between belief and disbelief has prompted my investigation into how different visual genres affect the reading of intention and aesthetics. Atelier...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2006
..., industrial, and postindustrial), second-order modernization and biopolitical forms of governance from societies of discipline to societies of control or regulation (by codes, flows, distributed feedback, desubjugated knowledges, and capillaries of micropower); ecological feedback systems ; and new grammars...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 181–199.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Richard Beardsworth This paper considers Bernard Stiegler's contribution to contemporary critical theory. Stiegler's singular understanding of technology widens critical debate on the specificity of contemporary society and prolongs, in a novel manner, remaining commitments of recent French...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 50–69.
Published: 01 March 2020
... around creativity were driven not only by humanist intents of self-actualization but also by the aim of rendering individual creative potentials productive for both society and economy. Creativity was thus defined in terms of not mere novelty and originality but utility and productivity...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 80–91.
Published: 01 March 2021
... of technology and its implications on information societies, the article frames the enquiry within the parameters of Martin Heidegger's and Gilles Deleuze's deliberations on the ways in which technology is brought to bear on the biopolitical imaginary of a population. The technological rationality...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 139–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
... in American society: neoliberalism, religious fundamentalism, militarism and educational conformism. All these fundamentalisms will be accentuated with the reelection of George W. Bush, and most of the democratic gains of the last century will be rolled back. In opposition to this rising tide...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 257–278.
Published: 01 November 2005
... and communicatively fluent societies. They represent the modernization of political culture guided by communicative rationality, paralleling the accelerated modernization of globalization. This view is elaborated and modified by an interpretation based on a philosophy of history as recurrence or “metempsychosis...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Graeme Turner This article argues that the political success of the economic discourses of globalization within Australia over the last two decades has been accompanied by a compensatory and regressive revival of an exclusivist model of cultural nationalism. Within a society that once prided itself...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 27–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
... in the transnational circuitry. At stake are the agons, polemos (Greek terms of reference), or luti-jahel-darvish , “Karbala paradigm,” and jumhuri-ye moral struggles (Persian terms of reference) in Iran and the West over creating and protecting robust public spheres and civil societies. Four perspectives are probed...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 335–358.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Robert Hassan This article argues that “evolution” in the production of mass cultural forms has become stalled in our postmodern, networked, and neoliberalized society. Popular cultural forms have historically developed and evolved in dialectical relationship with capitalism. This produced forms...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... Connaissance, valeur et capital (2003) , which will be published next year in English translation by Seagull Press. That work constitutes a long meditation on the implications of a postmodern capitalism presenting itself as a “knowledge economy” or “knowledge society” ( Wissensgesellschaft, société de la...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 233–252.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Huang Zhuoyue With the transformation and development of Chinese society, it has become increasingly difficult to draw a clear picture of the political affiliation of the contemporary Chinese government. This thesis is intended, through detailed theoretical tracing, to develop the concept...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 280–295.
Published: 01 November 2013
... accident, a catastrophic incident that is experienced simultaneously and universally. While Virilio is supported for drawing attention to the technologically mediated accidents that threaten hyperconnected societies, his method and focus are found wanting. His preference for suggestion over qualification...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 371–390.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Mike Gane Baudrillard's theories developed dramatically over his intellectual career of forty years, and throughout these years he contributed considerably to the thematic of cultural fetishism. Consistent with his conception of the consumer society, he developed the notion of sign-fetishism...