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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 226–238.
Published: 01 July 2014
... the possibility of systemic social transformation and an end to destructive and self-destructive Cold War legacies. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 utopian globalism spectacular capitalism anti-anti-utopianism globalization If Euroasian modernisms in visual art in the second half...
Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 1 Fortran coding sheet, as depicted in The Fortran Automatic Coding System for the IBM 704: Programmer’s Reference Manual ( IBM 1956 ). Figure 1. Fortran coding sheet, as depicted in The Fortran Automatic Coding System for the IBM 704: Programmer’s Reference Manual (IBM 1956). More
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 100–110.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Ryan Bishop Remote sensing using nanosensors continue a long trajectory of multisensory teletechnologies devised by the military for surveillance and weapons verification at a distance. These remote-sensing systems form the basis of current military and corporate plans to monitor all elements of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 229–236.
Published: 01 July 2010
... forms an internally consistent system involving people as both agents and subjects of development, and each system tends towards a stifling completeness at its height. Each successive system represents a more primitive need: to communicate, to be at one with the world, to sustain life. As such, each is...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 389–403.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Adam Sharr Queuing systems—the fields of posts and tapes in railway stations, shops, theme parks, and museums where people line up to queue—are an increasingly dominant spatial phenomenon, familiar across the globe. However, little attention has been paid to the ways in which these queuing systems...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 47–72.
Published: 01 March 2008
... promise that everyone will win, uses losses to reconfirm the necessity of strengthening the system so that everyone will win, and perpetually displaces the thieves of enjoyment throughout the system as warnings, exceptions, and contingencies. In addition to relying on the fantasy of free trade, neoliberal...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2013
... conclude by making a case for political identification with the Romanian Roma, a “defense of their right to city,” and opposition to what I call the anal-sadistic system. Here I rely on Alain Badiou's recent reading of Sarkozy as an anal sadist to suggest that “super Sarko” was in some respects...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
...John Beck The defensive systems of fortified bunkers built during the twentieth century have become, especially since the end of the Cold War, objects of troubled fascination for artists, architects, and archaeologists. Images of bunkers proliferate in contemporary art and photography, and the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 385–397.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Friedrich Kittler This lecture, presented by Friedrich Kittler in 2002 as part of the Mosse Lecture Series at Humboldt University (Berlin), explores in a sequence of short historical vignettes the thesis that power systems such as the old British and the new American empires produce their own...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2019
... that underpin assumptions about and representations of wealth; institutional and political-economic dynamics, in relation to international financial systems and property markets; and experiences and attitudes, examined via elites’ professional identities and cultural practices. The authors suggest that...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 355–375.
Published: 01 November 2016
... material politics. This article explores a number of issues surrounding entanglements of media and plastics, including the formation of vast oceanic plastic garbage patches, the treatment of highly toxic electronics waste, the usage of thermal papers that disrupt the human endocrine system, and the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 246–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Felicity J. Colman Paul Virilio’s work on dromology provides a model of a political economy. Called the “dromoeconomic” system, it incorporates aspects of temporality, consumption, and technology, arguably three of the core factors for consideration of the future organization of human societies...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 257–278.
Published: 01 November 2005
... Trickster by systems of formal rationality, but to redeem his vital energy and creativity. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 The absence of myth is also a myth; the oldest, the purest, the only true myth. ( Bataille 1994: 48 ) The United States of America and the United States of Europe...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 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 (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Johanna Drucker In our image-saturated culture, can works of imaginative art have any impact? If so, then what is the critical concept within which their effect can be understood? This article makes use of a systems-theory approach in relation to a longer history of modernist criticism, proposing...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 111–124.
Published: 01 March 2010
... “celebrity.” It is concerned with how television, print, and advertising contribute to the construction of media stars whose function is to transfer knowledge of particular lifestyles to the lived experience of ordinary people. It looks at systems that direct the flow of such information and why the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
... social and economic criticism to the Marx of the Grundrisse, a book to which Jean-Marie Vincent introduced him in 1959. 1 In the words of Finn Bowring, his works of the 1980s and 1990s present “an understanding of capitalism as a system of hetero-regulation which aggressively de-civilized human beings...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 165–188.
Published: 01 July 2011
... of the war against terror, its depoliticizing effects. It is a depoliticized picture, in which the lack of antagonistic politics and subjectivities in today's democratic materialist constellation is countered with the inherent excess of the system, the protagonist's (self-)destructive passion for the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 273–282.
Published: 01 July 2012
... transnationalized reproduction. The authors conclude that reproductive movements and fragmentary bodies confront legal and administrative systems in interesting and often highly complex ways. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 fertility travel reproductive flows globalized reproduction assisted...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 207–228.
Published: 01 July 2010
... evolution of technical systems, yields an understanding of historical time which implies very different conceptions of contemporary and future political development than those implied by Fukuyama's idiosyncratic Hegelian/Kojèvian model. © BERG 2010 PRINTED IN THE UK 2010 time technics...