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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 29–48.
Published: 01 March 2006
... is no Vietnam analogy, he and most members of the military leadership up to Colin Powell and Donald Rumsfeld were schooled in combat in Vietnam. If there is a chain of concept and memory linking targeted cities from Hiroshima to Falluja, it runs most recently through the paradox-strewn villages of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... Conceptualizing the “city-as-target,” Ryan Bishop and Gregory Clancey highlight the role of war-like technologies in the (re)development of cities. They use the “meltdown” of urban economic centers in Asia in the 1990s as an example of the relation between military technologies and “targeted” economic investment...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 5–28.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Ryan Bishop; Gregory Clancey; John Phillips © BERG 2006 PRINTED IN THE UK 2006 ( Apollinaire 1980: 150 ) 11 Still invisible, still not the focus or target of the aiming device, the enemy and the horizon recede into generalized watchfulness. The invisibility of both has become clearly...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 245–254.
Published: 01 July 2006
... is based on a rendering of a place, almost always viewed from the air, which has been targeted by US bombers. I choose to make these drawings by hand rather than to employ photographic or other mechanical means in the hope that people will take their time with them. This project is an attempt to...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 49–76.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Gregory Clancey This article is one step toward an urban history of the United States that foregrounds “emergency” as a clearing device. American cities were strategically targeted during the sustained mid-twentieth century depression and war by a complex of groups – the Federal government...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
... are being regulated. We are made as if citizens of it. The figure of the citizen today, less than being a figure of the future of the human or of future freedom of the human, is more a figure of citizen-as-target. How does one begin to assert “a right to disappear” against this subjectivity then? This...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 November 2008
...-ranging as those of military technology, aesthetics, philosophy, science, and psychology. These discourses tell the same story from different angles. The horizon has either already disappeared into the absolute distance or a spectral remnant of it remains as the target for an action that would reduce it...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 489–494.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Susanne Slavick Horsepower Hubris presents hand-painted digital prints that examine vehicles as both weapons and targets of war. Painted motifs and passages borrowed primarily from Persian miniatures combine with contemporary media images of wartime destruction, exposing what has been lost...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 348–369.
Published: 01 November 2017
... materials targeting Indigenous people in Canada largely confirms this approach, it also gives us clues as to what another, better financial literacy might look like. The article concludes by asking what financial literacy education for the radical imagination might look like and what the further...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
... these earlier projects were short-lived and the targets of considerable criticism, not least because of their connections with military and corporate clients, in the twenty-first century the legacies of CAVS and A&T have been unproblematically reclaimed. Contemporary art and tech projects, we argue...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 384–390.
Published: 01 November 2015
... ability of the searchlight to pinpoint objects, isolate them from their surroundings, and thus target them for destruction. © 1994 Wilhelm Fink GmbH & Co. Verlags-KG. All rights reserved by and controlled through Wilhelm Fink GmbH & Co. Verlags-KG, Paderbom 1994 Friedrich Kittler...
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Published: 01 July 2006
Plate 5: Afghanistan I , In August 1998 , the US announced “Infinite Reach,” antiterrorist missile strikes against targets in Afghanistan and the Sudan. According to William Blum, “from the 1970s to the 80s Afghanistan had a government committed to bringing the underdeveloped country into the More
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 March 2018
... possess a global reach, annihilating space between the military and its intended target. This new spatiality holds host to the United States’ new techniques of power: manhunting and aerial assassination. Consequently, US military control over the world is converted from boots on the ground to surveillance...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
... overthrown in a bloody military-led coup d'état. Fleeing the brutal violence targeting Aristide supporters and members of his leftist political party, Organisation Politique Lavalas (Lavalas Political Organization), several thousand Haitians left their country by boat only to run into another military force...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 100–110.
Published: 01 March 2015
... a view with an interest. A key point of departure for the integrated designs for systems operative in urban sensing, tracking, and targeting can be found in military plans for fighting in the tropical jungles of Southeast Asia: the response to guerrilla fighters along the Ho Chi Minh Trail known...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 261–268.
Published: 01 November 2008
... as targets, and the legacy of the past rendered absurd. As Andrew Gibson comments in his article in this issue, “Cold War politics reveals itself in the form of the Möbius strip, taint spreads everywhere.” But as his article suggests (and others confirm), what is involved in that taint is a...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 115–126.
Published: 01 March 2006
... targeting assemblage that has gradually become a dominant organizational paradigm, continually reshaping the urban at groundlevel. We can call it the real-time tracking interface . In mapping the ascendance of this new paradigm, it is important to take an archeological approach, looking at this...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 251–261.
Published: 01 November 2014
... quantified anthropology of the Human Terrain program to, among other tasks, acquire targeting intelligence for human–machine killer-drone teams. But, in practice, these “updated” militaries have not been able to renounce “force of fire” as the most important force multiplier and accept that, in contemporary...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 123–128.
Published: 01 March 2008
...). Lott’s barbs are sharp. For instance after acknowledging Greil Marcus and Sean Wilentz as friends (p. ix) he later targets them in turn as a “backward looking post-Situationist conjurer of Invisible Republic ” and a “superb if color-blind historian and polemical antimulticulturalist” (p. 8). Lott...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2018
... seems to promote itself as a radical alternative movement against what it positions as the dominant ruling ideology. It is a reactionary movement against the liberal center; however, it is a pseudo -emancipatory movement that targets culture and different cultural identities, instead of the political...