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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 299–318.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Toby Miller This essay examines risk society and moral panic as tools for analyzing the irrationality of the contemporary US, and applies them to the construction of young people as a social problem. Although today’s risk society and moral panic are closely tied to the current economic crisis, I...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 345–357.
Published: 01 July 2012
... ethic of collaboration remains a viable political tool and meaningful artistic gesture—one that in overlooked contexts endorses Gilroy's views and engages in a rigorous critique of race. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 hip-hop Paul Gilroy cultural studies diaspora black Atlantic culture...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 75–100.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Richard Kahn; Douglas Kellner We argue that the continued growth of the Internet, both as a form of mainstream media and as a tool for organizing democratic social interactions, requires that Internet politics be retheorized from a standpoint that is both critical and reconstructive. While we...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 July 2006
... does not rest only on a moral critique” (p. 197). But why not simply and directly perform bad Marxism to show us how it's done? As Spivak correctly emphasizes, Marx wrote Capital as a tool for under standing social relations under capitalism, as an x-ray machine, to see through the trick of commodity...
Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 413–427.
Published: 01 November 2012
... would have seen copulating apes onscreen. As a result, man in 2001: A Space Odyssey begins not with language but rather—with recourse to Aristotle's Politics —with tools. In lieu of an orgasm we have wars, as in Freud's primeval horde, and instead of a virus (also under scrutiny in CIA [Central...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 157–162.
Published: 01 March 2012
... In @ Is for Activism , Joss Hands, a senior lecturer in communications and media studies at Anglia Ruskin University and director of the Anglia Research Centre in Digital Culture, tackles the complex issue of the potentials and pitfalls of current media tools for anticapitalist activists. The book...
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 2019) 15 (2): 252–255.
Published: 01 July 2019
... how a concept that was originally formulated to critique power and elitism mutated to become a tool of neoliberal governance and took on its highly individualized meaning. Littler also demonstrates the very slipperiness of the concept, providing a detailed account of how it has been drawn on and (re...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 281–284.
Published: 01 July 2018
... conceptualized. One, moods and feelings are material; they are more-than-human assemblages generated by a relational “synchronising of humans and machines, bodies and tools, people and techniques that produce achievable and sustainable mood-worlds” (10). The word produce is key here, for, as the second axiom...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 March 2017
... completely inverted once we look at the writers of the chapters, testifying to the capacity of fashion studies to battle male predominance in academia. While Thinking through Fashion may, at first sight, suggest a problematic subject-centered idea of theory, it represents a very useful tool to teach...
Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 269–286.
Published: 01 November 2010
... available for the invention of daily life from below, for creating one's own imaginary ( de Certeau 1984 ). But even the most refined tactics of subversion in the use of tools seldom succeed in giving rise to autonomous zones of sustainable experimentation. Time is almost always reabsorbed by the digital...
Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 391–393.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the tools of exploitation (digital networks) for those of radical change (63). Central to Hill’s thesis are the two theoretical principles that underpin an increasing amount of leftist social theory: the purported shift from Foucauldian disciplinary societies to Deleuzian societies of control, and...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 111–125.
Published: 01 March 2015
... technology itself is moving faster than the conceptual language required to describe how the new tools function. That is to say, in many cases, it has become hard to describe what some new technologies actually do. What follows are extracts from the manuals of two new products, one sold by Soundtoys, the...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 233–252.
Published: 01 July 2016
... were historically limited in number compared to the general population, various social and material changes enable renegotiation of such boundaries. Shirky, for example, describes how the recent rise of web publishing tools has resulted in the mass amateurization of media generation, because a broader...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 237–252.
Published: 01 July 2010
...” insofar as: 1. it reduces technology to the status of a tool in the hands of man; 2. it regards technology as not being part of culture and even as becoming dangerous for humanity when the tool becomes a machine. This is why “facile humanism” is often anti-technicistic, just as technicism is...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 86–94.
Published: 01 March 2013
...,” or “create a highly lacquered sports car.” What is interesting is how educational tools inadvertently promote the (unacknowledged) production of a specific company style or brand. They teach not just skills but aesthetics conveying the values and ethos of an industry—not the industry of design and...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 219–226.
Published: 01 July 2013
... chance—accidents that result from the direct dragging and blending of oil paint directly on the surface of the canvas, as well as by the pouring, pooling, and splashing of watercolor on paper. With his oil paintings, Richter uses a variety of tools to scratch and scrape down to earlier layers in an...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 49–53.
Published: 01 March 2016
... “starchitects” such as Frank Gehry, and cooperating with artists such as Damien Hirst in the production of luxury goods and artist-endorsed glitzy events. Using fine art as a marketing tool to produce “spillover effects” or an “art infusion,” luxury brands seek to enhance their high-class products even further...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 207–228.
Published: 01 July 2010
... account of the worldly temporality of Dasein, and Leroi-Gourhan's account of the emergence of tool use in early hominids. This argument has its roots in the Husserlian phenomenological account of temporality according to which the passage of time, and the givenness of a world of things to the flux of...
Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 332–338.
Published: 01 November 2016
... ) A Dutch furniture manufacturer goes bankrupt; the contents of their warehouse, showroom, offices, and factory are auctioned online. We buy everything electronic. Most of the stuff is made in China: computers, smartphones, hand tools, monitors, keyboards, hard drives . . . and from the other side of...