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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 183–200.
Published: 01 July 2008
..., 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 the tensions...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 281–298.
Published: 01 November 2006
... 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 history. He...
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Cultural Politics (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 Real...
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Cultural Politics (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...
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Cultural Politics (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...
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Cultural Politics (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 (2011) 7 (3): 391–408.
Published: 01 November 2011
... that 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 (2009) 5 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2009
...” to 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 (2020) 16 (3): 281–302.
Published: 01 November 2020
... an article for Le Monde titled “The Rich Jew” defending the film and the director. Deleuze’s article triggered a furious reaction from Shoah (1985) director, Claude Lanzmann, who responded in Le Monde and attacked the cultural snobbery and “endemic terrorism” of the left-wing cinephile community. Lanzmann...
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Cultural Politics (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 (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 (2009) 5 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
... : Rutgers . Zylinska J. 2008 (forthcoming) . Bioethics in the Age of New Media . Cambridge, MA : The MIT Press . © BERG 2009 PRINTED IN THE UK 2009 democracy hegemony Europe liberal digital terrorism Those of us who write on cultural theory and cultural politics...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 385–397.
Published: 01 November 2012
... a philosophically informed genealogy of the “nomadic” state enemy, arguing that a basic dynamic of the escalating showdown is the increasingly invasive securing of natural resources. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 AI-Qaeda nomads Osama bin Laden Red Army Faction (RAF) terrorism Horst Herold...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 339–344.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., by merrily riding roughshod over the universal values in whose name it speaks, has lost all legitimacy. Since it no longer has any precise enemies, it's creating some for itself, of varying degrees of virtuality: Afghanistan, Iraq, and, of course, terrorism – a vague, elusive, but convenient concept, since...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 225–244.
Published: 01 July 2006
..., 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 indistinguishable...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 365–378.
Published: 01 November 2005
..., for mere reflexes. Today, to command is to synchronize emotions. Can art, Virilio asks, that remains in deceit because of its indifference to horror, survive the monopolization of emotion? His answer is sure to disquiet many readers: Art is part of the terrorist scene; accidental war is mass terrorism...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2006
... 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, bureaucracy, ideology...
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Cultural Politics (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...
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Cultural Politics (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 (2005) 1 (3): 339–352.
Published: 01 November 2005
... the coast of Sumatra represent a global accident by anyone's definition. In fact, the individualist nature of mass terrorism undermines the political form of war, which is official in nature, has limits and, more especially, has actual war aims . With the levy en masse of suicide bombers...