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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 244–262.
Published: 01 July 2018
... in Althusser’s political and intellectual strategy a year after the publication of For Marx and Reading Capital . Cahiers pour l’Analyse represents, then, the most complete example of the politicization of structuralism on the eve of May 1968. Yet it also had a focus on political philosophers...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 287–302.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of state power. Paranoia remains a political phenomenon that calls for analysis at the level of the structure of rule. The essay explores one approach to paranoia as a political category through an ideal-typical model drawn from Elias Canetti's classic 1960 text Crowds and Power . It concludes...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and representations; mechanisms and structures; experiences and identities. The empirical and conceptual insights of the contents are then highlighted, with regard to the significance of discourses of legitimacy, namely, those of meritocracy, civility, and luxury; the intersections of race and class that underpin...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 375–384.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Duke University Press 2012 Friedrich Kittler media studies structuralism Germany Christoph Weinberger: Does your orientation toward music, mathematics, and the alphabet in ancient Greece present a continuation or a departure from your work of the 1980s? Is there a “turning” in Friedrich...
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Published: 01 March 2024
Figure 13 Fragment of blanket 8, “Top Manta Creative Struggles,” a brand and a business structure based on the nonexploitation of people and natural resources. Courtesy of Flavio Coddou / IRL. More
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 145–161.
Published: 01 July 2015
... that acknowledges Immanuel Kant, Edmund Husserl, Theodor Adorno, and Martin Heidegger, Bernard Stiegler’s attempt to mobilize the structure of the trace in the philosophy of Jacques Derrida results in a profound challenge to a technics that can be regarded as a powerful complement to biological evolutionary...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 387–407.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Christopher E. Forth Materially as well as metaphorically, fat is seemingly ubiquitous in Donald Trump’s America. Rather than simply a rude comment to make about someone’s appearance or capacity for self-control, the word refers to a form of matter and style of metaphor that helps structure...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 44–63.
Published: 01 March 2022
... of a global pandemic that has affected women disproportionally, and when structural injustices and inequalities have been made ever more visible, positivity and individualized self-care interpellations to women flourish, anger is muted, and critiques of structural inequality are largely silenced. Thus...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 371–390.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., and object-fetishism. These are both steps in the radicalization of Marx's idea of commodity fetishism, drawing on freud's idea of fetishism as a perverse structure. The article notes that Baudrillard provided inventories of fetishism at regular intervals in his writings, and that these remained curiously...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 110–129.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the limelight. In the process, questions of production, inequality, and reproduction of social structures have been overshadowed. Critical reappraisal of luxury in anthropological theory can paradoxically show us a way out of this identity trap, since luxury, unlike other consumer goods, demands that we think...
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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 (2024) 20 (1): 92–111.
Published: 01 March 2024
... as a site of tension in prefigurative political theory, between creative world building and alternative decision-making structures. B&P fosters a powerful lived experience of prefigurative politics. The political process of envisioning alternative realities took place through performance, puppets...
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Published: 01 November 2022
Figures 5–7 Mirrors within Mirrors (left) is a video installation first exhibited at Chan + Hori Contemporary (Singapore) in 2018. It is the first stage of a larger work in progress and is inspired by Akira Kurosawa's Rashomon. It employs a multiple-narrative structure that provides More
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Published: 01 November 2022
Figure 2 Graphic interpretation of Charles Eastman's cube diagram, from a 1975 issue of the American Institute of Architects Journal . It was used to illustrate the database structure of the building description system (BDS). In Eastman's diagram, numerical equations depict the shapes More
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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 (2014) 10 (3): 251–261.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., military institutions are based on a hierarchical structure that precludes social media from becoming part of their organizational and decision-making culture. For them, social media constitute part of civil society, a commons both virtual and physical. The synergy between computer networks...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 210–221.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of surface and depth clash and contrast in the underworld. It then turns to Friedrich Nietzsche’s use of the idea of the abyss. This work on Plato and Nietzsche brings together the ideas of the screen and the abyss. The article next takes up Edmund Husserl’s notion of the horizon, which structures the human...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 275–292.
Published: 01 July 2015
...-writing Modernity” and “Argumentation and Presentation: The Foundation Crisis,” it enlists topology as a horizontal spatial structure that enables us to rethink space, time, and modernity outside the limits of the “squared horizon,” where the “squared horizon” is viewed as a spatial and textual metaphor...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 281–302.
Published: 01 November 2020
... the victims of oppression can at times assume the roles and positions assigned to them by pernicious social structures. Fassbinder’s vilification on the part of the right-wing press prevented the play’s staging; subsequently, in 1984 and 1985–86 two Frankfurt productions were banned due to the reaction...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (1): 128–147.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Dalia Nassar; Margaret Barbour Abstract This article develops the notion of the “embodied history of trees” and articulates its conceptual and ethical implications. It demonstrates how trees literally embody their environment in their very structure and argues that trees express their environments...