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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 281–298.
Published: 01 November 2006
... series of events leading up to and away from 9/11, including the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as the War on Terror. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2006 Voltaire, who coined the term “philosophy of history,” is often credited with being the first to work out a nonreligious approach to...
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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 March 2012) 8 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Douglas Kellner In studies of the spectacle of terror in Norway and the UK riots in summer 2011, I highlight the roles of media spectacle and crises of masculinity in these eruptions of social violence, although I suggest multicausal explanation and do not wish to offer reductive analyses. The...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 389–391.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Erik Bordeleau Terror from the Air , Sloterdijk Peter translated by Amy Patton and Steve Corcoran , London : distributed by MIT Press for Semiotext(e) , 2009 , 111 pages, $14.95/£9.95, ISBn 978-1-58435-072-9 © BERG 2010 PRINTED IN THE UK 2010 Terror from the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 183–200.
Published: 01 July 2008
... violence, will be assessed. It will be argued that, rather than the self-inflicted death of the global liberal order by means of irrational destructive terrorism, or the imminent collapse of Islamic fundamentalism, the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the subsequent war on terror exhibit...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2009
... explore the phantasmatic kernel of the war on terror. The article also considers how the global image sphere has become the site for a conflict between competing fantasies, and aims to show how certain examples of countermimesis might be used to break the hold of the fantasies that currently coordinate...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
... today. This is so when one takes into account the technics of the global “War on Terror” as directed by the American political-economic-military complex. Through that, the world is seeing but the accelerated intensification and dissemination of military and civilian surveillance technologies. Everything...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 391–408.
Published: 01 November 2011
... offers to individuals a means by which they can “escape” from their given realities by creating their own. However, the article also draws critical attention to the economic dimension of Second Life , and the disruptive, divisive and unstable nature of the virtual world (scamming, terrorism, social...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Tim Bunnell Cities, War and Terrorism: Towards An Urban Geopolitics Graham Stephen Oxford Blackwell 2004 $39.95/£19.99 PB 1405115740 © BERG 2006 PRINTED IN THE UK 2006 This volume maps an “urban geopolitics” in which the highly asymmetrical interrelations of our globalizing...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., facilitated by weak citizenship, has its own momentum and seeks to “normalize” itself through sanitized images of war and a culture of terror. Yet the empire’s structural inclination toward war is not merely a matter of propaganda to preempt public opinion. Other contingencies – greed, hubris, mania...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 339–344.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., terrorism being the violent metaphor for this tension that is irreducible to the system. As though it played the role of a virus which, in the end, might be said to affect everyone's imagination, adding a supplementary element of tension to the system, though this time a symbolic and virtual one. J-F.P...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 359–360.
Published: 01 November 2012
... series was the war on terror. Kittler's essay “Of States and Their Terrorists”—hitherto only translated into Swedish—was flanked by contributions by Étienne Balibar and Martin van Creveld, among others. The lectures in the summer of 2007, in turn, were dedicated to “Odysseys.” Less topical than terror...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 27–30.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Paul Virilio © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 It seems that the period of the Cold War, with its sinister threats of the annihilation of cities, has given way to a time of cold panic at a mass terrorism that may well inflict disasters similar to those that occurred in the old forms of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 365–378.
Published: 01 November 2005
... scene; accidental war is mass terrorism; there exists even a transpolitical uncertainty between an act of terror and an accident. At issue is the destabilization of civil peace (p. 68). Acceleration, Virilio declares repeatedly, has led to a contraction of time and space so necessary for ecology and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and transparent, ruins all alterity and otherness. In The Transparency Society Han writes, “Transparency is an ideology. Like all ideologies, it has a positive core that has been mystified and made absolute. The danger of transparency lies in such ideologization. If totalized, it yields terror...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 225–244.
Published: 01 July 2006
... September 11th, Afghanistan, and Iraq. I argued in Postmodern War that conflict was in a transitional period, that the Postmodern War system was not stable. The events of the last few years have confirmed this, and brought the crisis of war to a new level. So I try to show how terror and war are now...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 259–261.
Published: 01 July 2019
... politics are put to different ends in two contrasting modern dictatorships. Through a thorough engagement with the literature and meticulous analysis of art pieces that epitomize the interface between art and politics under cultural terror, Preda outlines the common strategies oppressive regimes rely on in...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 399–412.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Schmitt) that inform Kittler's broader historical survey of technology and enmity. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 Friedrich Kittler terrorism Horst Herold Red Army Faction (RAF) al-Qaeda At first glance Friedrich Kittler's 2002 Mosse Lecture, “Of States and Their Terrorists...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 339–352.
Published: 01 November 2005
... months down the track, with a fresh earthquake not far from the last killing, to date, at least 1500 people, nine of them Australian rescue workers whose “Sea King” helicopter went down during a mission. Such sudden and shocking loss of life, in “natural” or man-made terror, has become so commonplace...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2005
... borderlands of theory and practice. In this issue, for example, contributors deliberate and discuss imaginative and contemporary conceptions of cultural politics that range over Maoism and war, terrorism, the anthropology of witnessing, communicative capitalism, the Internet and oppositional politics, Hardt...