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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 110–129.
Published: 01 March 2016
... about inequality. Luxury also forces us to think beyond luxury brands, goods, and commodified experiences, pushing us toward more fundamental questions about what constitutes a good life, morality, and social order. The ethnographic case presented here, which reveals how structural violence can go hand...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 183–200.
Published: 01 July 2008
... and the fostering of life, cannot survive an attack by radicals who utilize death as a weapon and turn Western globalization against itself. Secondly, the idea that the September 11 attacks are, conversely, a desperate attempt to escape structural crisis, signaling the prelude of Islamic neofundamentalist violence...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 163–183.
Published: 01 July 2015
... with or at least decode. Mosse engages the critical points at which given sign systems break down, become porous or malleable, and where glitches and short circuits upset our blasé habits and routines of consumption. His installations pose questions about how we read meaning in the texts and images that structure...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
...). Riddled with “open ulcers” and “encrusted with guano-like droppings,” the fort is nothing but a “monolithic, monstrous incarnation of ugliness and blind violence” (26). Austerlitz is not the first time Sebald has had occasion to describe military structures in these terms. In The Rings of Saturn...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 141–143.
Published: 01 March 2020
... considers the individual and structural violence experienced by female orangutans in captive breeding programs and critiques the compulsion to uphold reproduction as the gold-standard response to species loss. Chapter 4, “Finding a Living,” highlights the emergence of new environmental subjectivities...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 July 2012
... characterized by a certain suddenness; violence “breaks out” (even, or precisely, when one imputes latent duration to it, for example, as “structural violence”). No better arena could be found for showing these characteristics of violence than the Casa Malaparte. There, in 1949, Curzio Malaparte wrote his novel...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 465–488.
Published: 01 November 2012
... .” In Assaulting the Past: Violence and Civilization in Historical Context , edited by Watson Katherine , 77 – 103 . Newcastle, UK : Cambridge Scholars Hall Steve . 2012 . Theorizing Crime and Deviance: A New Perspective . London : Sage Hall Steve Winlow Simon . 2007...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 359–384.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... The Right claimed that the mosque stood – via an original act of historical violence – on the birthplace of Ram, the epic Hindu hero purported to have led a historical existence. Hindu zealots razed the structure with pickaxes in front of assembled media and police, in contravention of a court order. Its...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 281–302.
Published: 01 November 2020
... but something immanent in everyday relationships structured around the play of domination and submission. Pertinent here is the underdogs’ capacity and desire to participate in humiliating and sadistic power games that reproduce a social reality of violence. This is in keeping with what Henry A. Giroux...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 July 2011
... structures of thought derived from religious practice, such as conversion experiences, rituals, cults of hero worship, and messianic expectations. At “weak points of the social,” ultimate ends such as identification with the “eternal” or “universal” appear superior and more dynamic. They speak to desires...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 20–39.
Published: 01 March 2018
... between Life and Death . New York : Columbia University Press . Butler Judith . 2004 . Precarious Life: The Power of Mourning and Violence . New York : Verso . Carr Matthew . 2012 . “ The Trouble with Fortress Europe .” openDemocracy , November 21 , www.opendemocracy.net...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 29–48.
Published: 01 March 2006
... ( Kavoori and Singh 1967: 118–119 ). The model was to be presented as a starting point of a modernization process, but it was a product of earlier improvement schemes. Mayer also chose not to address structural problems, such as land tenure, and to concentrate instead on problems that could be addressed...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 202–222.
Published: 01 July 2019
... : 291 – 312 . Nixon Rob . 2011 . Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Pendleton-Jullian Ann . 1996 . The Road That Is Not a Road and the Open City, Ritoque, Chile . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . Pommer Richard...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 263–279.
Published: 01 November 2013
... dynamics that have traditionally structured public space. It analyzes the different ways in which masks create transformative in-between spaces that signify the presence of a deliberately unspecified absence and therefore facilitate the possibility of thinking differently. It concludes that this strategic...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 July 2016
... is exploited by the state as a medium of war. In the case studies, we can see how material aspects of the physical environment become agents in the theater of contemporary conflict, engendering a complex dynamic landscape of violence and casualty. The essays draw attention and respond to the subversion...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 144–146.
Published: 01 March 2020
... where misogyny, homophobia, and Islamism flourish” (6). Amine demonstrates how residents of these suburbs are constructed as threatening—both in terms of violence but also values: communautarisme (tribalism) versus universalism, Islam versus secularism, primitive versus modern. The chapters move...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 348–369.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Max Haiven This article is a contribution to critiques of the mainstream trends in financial literacy education and argues that they typically produce a profound financial illiteracy by obfuscating the systemic and structural dimensions of debt, financial hardship, and the patterns...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 July 2020
... population arguably adhere, the tables are turned: it is the Westerners and Russian liberals who are seen as immoral. In the end, both see themselves as moral and the other as immoral, but this appears to be the only principle on which these moral cultures agree. This article is structured as follows...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 222–233.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Virilio as key to debates around the violence of the screen. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 2 This claim is echoed by Mitchell (2010 : xi) when he claims that “every history is really two histories. The history of what happened and the history of the perception of what happened.” 3...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 24–43.
Published: 01 March 2020
... culpability in colonial violence. On the silver screen, interpretative artistic imagination can alter and transform historical facts and events by either mediating the public painful memories of the past or completely suspending them. Writing specifically about the systematic torture that Algerian men...
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