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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 162–183.
Published: 01 July 2019
... has come to assume in late neoliberalism. In particular, new modalities of digital distribution like streaming, by simultaneously driving down the cost of music and normalizing its therapeutic, prosthetic, and self-regulatory uses, increasingly cast it as a cheap resource that can be harnessed to...
Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 389–391.
Published: 01 November 2010
... refusal to participation” (p. 110). Arguably, here lies Sloterdijk's deepest and most original insight about human condition, and I would suggest that it is most eloquently developed in Sloterdijk's oeuvre through his consideration of the relation between politics and therapeutic culture. One of...
Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 412–416.
Published: 01 November 2015
... chapter (“Thresholds of Mourning: Freud and After”), Gana begins by acknowledging both his indebtedness to and departure from “the early Freudian model of therapeutic mourning” (9), particularly as propounded in Freud’s famous essay “Mourning and Melancholia,” in which melancholia is defined primarily as...
Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 397–399.
Published: 01 November 2017
... recent therapeutic emphasis on healing and relaxation in the late 1990s and early 2000s. These studies are used to question the accepted discourse of cultural objects as commercially driven tools for the pacification of the masses, instead showing some of the ways in which ambient media affords the...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 253–258.
Published: 01 July 2010
... result of this that the dominant form of power is no longer, for Stiegler, biopower, but psychopower). 1 And he would wish to translate Steiner's therapeutic prescription into a different, but not wholly alien, technical idiom. But he would recognize the desire for an individuating and...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 210–221.
Published: 01 July 2015
... mirror stage, where he or she never changes. This is of course the therapeutic value, if one could call this pathological effect therapeutic, of the negative abyss today. While the maelstrom of signs destroys the individual’s sense of self because we have no way to orient ourselves within this...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 170–187.
Published: 01 July 2013
... less important than the fact that Cage believed the synthesis was possible in the first place. In this, he stands in the starkest possible opposition to Lyotard, with his career-long preoccupation to resist reducing psychoanalysis to therapeutics. As a result, it might seem that Lyotard—particularly...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 173–189.
Published: 01 July 2016
...—from the state to the thrift shop. Sanford F. Schram (2002 : 210) argues that the neoliberal emphasis on welfare reform has shifted relief-giving practices from economic to therapeutic interventions: “What is remarkable, I would argue, is the degree to which this shift has occurred away from helping...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 234–245.
Published: 01 July 2015
... corporation headed by the charismatic Raymond Sellars, who overturns Norten’s brief for the peaceful and therapeutic application of robotic technologies in the human body by offering him a massive increase in funding. The RoboCop that subsequently emerges from Norten’s laboratory and operating theater...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 March 2005
... and emphasis on hearing another’s pain prevents politicization. Matters aren’t represented – they don’t stand for something beyond themselves. They are simply treated in all their particularity, as specific issues to be addressed therapeutically, juridically, spectacularly or disciplinarily rather...
Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 November 2008
... 1965: 36 ) What neither Freud nor Bion explores in these formulations, designed as they are for therapeutic purposes, concerns an implicit and original technic s of sensation that the technique s of psychology would both appropriate and operate on. That is, sensate life operates already as a...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 145–161.
Published: 01 July 2015
.... Epiphylogenesis implants consciousness— before its own event—with the schemata by which subjective experience is organized. Stiegler refines the apparently therapeutic motif of disorientation (which is the subtitle of Technics and Time , vol. 2) in his identification of the “malaise” that characterizes the...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 139–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
Cultural Politics (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 47–72.
Published: 01 March 2008
Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 109–127.
Published: 01 March 2018
... lectures there appears to be a very obvious sleight of hand, which has unfortunate consequences. Whereas the earlier lectures focus on a set of institutions and a power-knowledge system of therapeutics (mainly around the normal-abnormal system of exclusions), the latter lectures do not go into the systems...