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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 193–211.
Published: 01 July 2021
... of subjectivity in the Palestinian hunger strike under colonial conditions, and it contributes to theories of subjectivation. The hunger strikers, in their interaction with the dispossession of the colonial power, invent technologies of resistance to transcend the colonial and carceral constraints...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 151–172.
Published: 01 July 2022
... cultures increasingly work to explicate and construct objective figures of (and in) air. A fundamental, yet invisible, “anthropopoietic” element, air resists the forms and figures we use to describe it. This is acutely demonstrated by airborne viruses like COVID-19 and the pandemics they create, where...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2007
... speed and technology, the imbrication of the individual in systems of militarization and surveillance, and the limits of resistance. I argue that Vanishing Point , by following the logic of the road movie genre to its terminus, pushes into and beyond the affirmative tendencies of the genre in its...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 101–118.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Mark Poster Hardt and Negri’s Empire contains dystopian gestures toward information technology. In this essay I examine these aspects of their important work, without ignoring their more positive understandings of the topic. I hope to sustain three arguments about networked digital information...
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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 (2009) 5 (2): 199–228.
Published: 01 July 2009
...: Technology & Society in the 21st Century . London : Continuum . Armitage John Graham Phil . 2001 . “ Dromoeconomics: Towards a Political Economy of Speed .” Parallax 7 ( 1 ): 111 – 23 . Armitage John . 1999 . “ Resisting the Neoliberal Discourse of Techology: The Politics...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 201–209.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Telecommunicative technologies are rapidly changing how we see and perceive the present and the past. For decades Paul Virilio has been at the forefront of debates on the impact of this technology on real-time consciousness and space-time consciousness and more generally on the pervasive nature of this technology...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 263–265.
Published: 01 July 2017
... and online chat services provided by technological start-ups. It ends with a call to action, an attempt to break away from the chains of digital enslavement, in the form of collective, leaderless resistance. Overall, Harcourt depicts a bleak world, in which citizens freely contribute to their own...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (3): 362–364.
Published: 01 November 2021
... demands new forms of struggle against exploitation. What forms such resistance might take is exampled by Terez Stejskalova, who sees the Instagram feed not as a totality but as a breakdown between technology and human bodies. It is the “poor image” and “bubble vision” noted elsewhere by artist...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2006
... be an alternative to US empire and an antithesis to al Qaeda. While they paint a grim picture of the present, their message is that resistance is possible, and it might be more effective if it were framed as a movement against the tyranny of military neoliberalism. The authors begin by arguing that both the US...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 275–292.
Published: 01 July 2015
... be to overlook a more sustained and subtle critique of technological and urban progress in which topological modernity is not the object of satire but a force of resistance. My hypothesis where postmodernity is concerned is that aesthetics—that is to say, the openness to the givenness of the Other...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 July 2005
... makes sense. But if, as mediation theory proposes, it is the land ( Leopold 2001 ), the multitudes ( Hardt and Negri 2000 ) and the history of the species stored in technologies and techniques that is creative and productive, then resistance is the role of the oppressor. As the sources of wealth lie...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 134–138.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... This doesn’t mean that the current digital revolution is no longer permeated by the modern drive to the technological mastery of social and nonsocial nature, but it does mean that its most powerful driving forces—virtual capitalism and the disciplinary state—now face increasing resistance from previously...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Jodi Dean What is the political impact of networked communications technologies? I argue that as communicative capitalism they are profoundly depoliticizing. The argument, first, conceptualizes the current political-economic formation as one of communicative capitalism. It then moves to emphasize...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 86–94.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... This change bears a direct relationship to the strategy of economic cross-fertilization promoted by the US military in order to develop simulation technologies for military training enactments ( Lenoir 2000 ). Lenoir in his various writings on the subject describes a history in which military scientists...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 23–34.
Published: 01 March 2007
... incorporate an awareness of the worker or citizen as a subject of speed? Must the propulsive logic of technological acceleration be resisted? If so, by what means? Or can it, rather, be redirected in the interests of more progressive agendas? And, just as importantly, what are the roles of discourse...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 225–244.
Published: 01 July 2006
... peace protests and resistance to war more generally. And yet, in Peace, War, and Computers , you advocate the use of the Internet, an inherently militarized technology, by global peace activists, as a means to create a better world. Isn’t there a contradiction here in that world peace is to be achieved...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 331–356.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Lincoln Dahlberg Cyber-libertarian discourse has recently made a “come-back” in popular technology and academic discussions about the democratic potential of “Web 2.0.” here, becoming a digital citizen means becoming an autonomous and creative “do-it-yourself citizen-consumer.” This paper...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 249–251.
Published: 01 July 2021
... . 2015 . In Catastrophic Times: Resisting the Coming Barbarism . London : Open Humanities . Tollis Claire , Créton-Cazanave Laurence , and Aublet Benoît . 2014 . L'effet Latour: Ses modes d'existence dans les travaux doctoraux . Paris : Editions Glyphe . In sum, it goes...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 365–378.
Published: 01 November 2005
... to emotions certainly exists and is made easier with electronic technologies. So is, we can argue, a counter tendency that would resist and denounce the manipulation. The political exploitation of collective emotions has been amply documented yet resistance to manipulation appears to happen more in the cities...