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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2008
... feels impotent in the face of the Iraq War and the (at that time) impending elections. A state is extreme when its boundaries/definition are absorbed into the operations of “force and consent” in such a way that they become invisible. Returning to that specialized term, the Xtreme state (a critical...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 399–412.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Geoffrey Winthrop-Young This essay is a companion piece to Friedrich Kittler's lecture “Of States and Their Terrorists.” It provides additional background, especially for Kittler's discussion of the German Red Army Faction (RAF ), and discusses the various sources (from Friedrich Nietzsche to Carl...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 March 2018
... in human geography at the University of Glasgow, combines his research interests about the use of drones in US national security measures and technology’s ability to transform worlds, to produce an extremely detailed account of how the drone enabled the United States to become the surveillance state...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 315–330.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Eli Meyerhoff One of the most revolutionary movements in the history of US universities—the Third World students’ strike that shut down San Francisco (SF) State College for five months in 1968–69—had a key precursor in the Experimental College (EC), which supported student-organized courses...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 277–279.
Published: 01 July 2020
... to Success Program—presents the compelling argument that we ought to “speak less of literate subjects . . . than of literacies . . . jacked into state apparatuses of control” (73). The goal of Animate Literacies , then, is made clear by the plural literacies of its title: to interrogate the ways in which...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 245–254.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Elin O’Hara Slavick Protesting Cartography: Places the United States has Bombed is a series of protest drawings of US military interventions. Utilizing surveillance imagery, military websites such as the US Department of Defense battle plans, aerial photography, mass media, and maps, each drawing...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 339–358.
Published: 01 November 2006
... the state-led dismantling of civil liberties, the resurgence of jingoistic patriotism, and demands for adhesion to a militarized corporate globalization. In what follows I engage the threats these conservatisms pose to such a democratic project and ethos. In the first section I briefly map the terrain...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 385–397.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., system-specific enemies. In each case the technological environment provides the basis for the struggle between “states” and their “terrorists,” and the success of either party will depend on the degree to which they are able to adapt to and/or mobilize that environment. In addition, Kittler offers...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 343–357.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Morgan Adamson In the midst of struggles against racial oppression in the United States that intensified in and around 1968, activists developed the theory of the internal colony to contend that US imperialism was essential to understanding racial oppression in the heart of empire. The theory...
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Published: 01 July 2006
Plate 1: World Map, Protesting Cartography: Places the United States has Bombed , 2002–ongoing (Detail), with pins marking each bombed site for which there is a corresponding drawing. Photo credit: Karen Malinofski and Christopher Ciccone, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh. Plate 1:. World More
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Published: 01 July 2018
Figure 6 Madonna and Child , 1986. Acrylic on canvas, 96.5 × 80 in. Palmer Museum, Pennsylvania State University. Courtesy of the artist Figure 6. Madonna and Child, 1986. Acrylic on canvas, 96.5 × 80 in. Palmer Museum, Pennsylvania State University. Courtesy of the artist More
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Published: 01 November 2013
Figure 14   Flag suspended from car on the freeway out of Kochi. Kerala is one of the most politicized states in India, with some of the most politically aware and active citizens. It was the first Indian state to vote for the Communist Party, and while the Communist Party was toppled in 2011 More
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Published: 01 November 2007
Gustav Klutsis and Solomon Telingater, “Artists’ Brigade,” 1931. Letterpress lettering and photomontages on covers. 28.2 × 21.2 cm. State Publishing House for Art, Moscow. Gustav Klutsis and Solomon Telingater, “Artists’ Brigade,” 1931. Letterpress lettering and photomontages on covers. 28.2 More
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Published: 01 November 2013
, other unofficial and spontaneous additions to the festival's sanctioned street art appeared, evidence of public activism and subcultural activity in a state with one of India's highest literacy rates, which itself is a product of the state's Communist education policies. Photograph courtesy More
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 102–113.
Published: 01 March 2021
...James Der Derian; Phillip Gara Abstract Is COVID-19 our first global zombie event? The question leads to others that fall outside the decorum of official discourse, possibly because the answers reach beyond the pale of the state. Unable to understand the nature of the threat, national leaders...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (3): 279–301.
Published: 01 November 2021
... predictable lines as neoliberal projects in other cities across the world. Significantly, in the Istanbul context, local agency is being sidelined, and projects are being financed and managed through the intervention of the central state. In this Turkish version of urban transformation, however...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Chua Beng Huat The 2003 epidemic Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) tested the ability of several states in East Asia to keep it under control; this essay chronicles the steps taken by the Singapore government. Once the epidemic broke through confinement in hospitals into the community...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 47–72.
Published: 01 March 2008
... ideology also functions through the production of imaginary rather than symbolic identities. These identities serve not as means of internalized discipline but of external control. Thus I argue that a key difference between Keynesianism (the economic theory and practice of the welfare state...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 287–302.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Jonathan Bach This essay concerns paranoia's apocalyptic implications when harnessed by the state. It argues that current characterizations of paranoia as either resistance to globalization or a lay critique of Enlightenment ideals do not obviate paranoia's destructive dynamics in the service...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Harald Wydra Modern politics dogmatically separates politics from religion, the state from promises of salvation. This article makes a case for the fundamentally political nature of transcendence. It argues that the changing relationships between authority and salvation depend on culturally crafted...