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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
...John Beck; Ryan Bishop In North America, there are over one hundred programs and labs committed to collaborative experimentation in art and technology. This article examines the current prominence of art and technology labs in the context of the resurgence of collaborative practice in the arts, not...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 163–166.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Kostas Maronitis Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other , by Turkle Sherry , New York : Basic Books , 2011 , 360 pages , $28.95/£18.99 (hardcover) , ISBN 978-0-465-01021-9 © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 The sweeping celebration of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 49–76.
Published: 01 March 2006
... the successor-industry to automobiles; the next new technology for cities to absorb, if they could. Here is another, less-explored origin point for the postwar hollowing-out of American civic life. The large-scale deconstruction of American cities that began with the New Deal (and gathered speed...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 181–199.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Richard Beardsworth This paper considers Bernard Stiegler's contribution to contemporary critical theory. Stiegler's singular understanding of technology widens critical debate on the specificity of contemporary society and prolongs, in a novel manner, remaining commitments of recent French...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 293–295.
Published: 01 July 2015
...-century philosophy of technology scholarship. Two of Ellul’s books— The Technological Society (1954) and Propaganda (1962)—are recognized classics in the field. Even so, Ellul was not a scholar who could be readily assimilated into any established school of thought. Further, the dialectical subtlety...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 233–252.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Josef Nguyen This analysis of Make , a US parenting magazine, focuses on how the periodical attempts to democratize science and technology through do-it-yourself (DIY) politics by rendering it a problem of child-rearing. Positioning the magazine within a broader context of contemporary interest in...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 133–154.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Sean Cubitt Technology has in general been seen as opposed to humanity: its object, even its enemy. The Grundrisse suggests, however, that technology can be understood as the actualized form of accumulated social knowledge. This actual form can then be understood from the standpoint of a dialectic...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 287–302.
Published: 01 November 2010
... discussion on how technology mediates between power and secrecy, forming a key nexus in the exploration of politics and paranoia. © BERG 2010 PRINTED IN THE UK 2010 paranoia Elias Canetti Schreber secrecy surveillance technology democracy the State media biopolitics When Richard...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Cathy Hannabach In this article I analyze the gender, racial, sexual, and national ideologies at play in the incarceration and forced sterilization of HIV-positive Haitian refugees at the Guantánamo Bay Naval Base in the 1990s. Focusing on legal and medical technologies—specifically asylum law and...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 251–261.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Chris Hables Gray; Ángel J. Gordo There are important differences in how information technology is used in military and social-movement cultures. Militaries use social media in the Human Terrain model and security-police mode for quantifying and controlling social space, in order to meet low...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 327–344.
Published: 01 July 2012
..., such as the view of the body as an object of utility and value. This article aims to go behind the normative discussions that usually surround different forms of assisted reproductive technology (ART), fertility tourism, and the egg trade. It further calls for an understanding of how the local...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 199–228.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Ingrid M. Hoofd This article suggests that the humanist aporia, which is productively at work in the Indymedia project, has become a main ingredient of technological acceleration under neoliberalism. The article draws out Indymedia's response and relation to what it will call “speed-elitism” by...
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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 2007) 3 (3): 327–356.
Published: 01 November 2007
...” Badiou’s thesis that the twentieth century was marked by a “passion for the real” into the context of his own project of spherology. The twentieth century consists primarily of the activation of the real in a passion for technological and economic antigravitation. The result is the slow but unavoidable...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Bob Hanke This essay develops a technocultural studies approach to political elections and polling. First, I shift our attention from polling as a cultural form to developments in polling technology that are transfiguring this form. I then examine the production and circulation of political opinion...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 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 (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 83–97.
Published: 01 March 2016
... historical and cultural formations. This article will briefly explore some of the possible meanings of disruptive luxury, before focusing on new technology, especially rapid prototyping or 3-D printing, as a possible route to luxury’s disruption. Utilizing a fashion spread from American Vogue of 1977 to...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 November 2008
... connection with modes of investigating thought, action, and sensation that were integral to Cold War strategy and technology. We argue that duration and the historical closures of the period inevitably fail to capture intrinsic factors of the Cold War that are consistently manifested in discourses as wide...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 207–228.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Ian James This paper examines Bernard Stiegler's thinking about technics as developed in the first two volumes of his Technics and Time trilogy. It does so against the backdrop of Francis Fukuyama's highly influential thinking about technologically driven historical progress in The End of History...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 234–245.
Published: 01 July 2015
... technology, its true failure is in sustaining the progressivist myth of technology perfectly under human control. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 prosthetic bodies robotization hominization cyborg original accident colonization When José Padilha released his reboot of the Robo-Cop...