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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 135–154.
Published: 01 July 2016
... established. This article focuses, instead, on exploring the interfacial oscillations among that which is experienced as habitable or uninhabitable, as a kind of regionalizing of relationships between life and nonlife. It looks at how possibilities of living disappear and reappear, often in the least expected...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 202–222.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Maxwell Woods Recent criticisms of regionalization and urbanization in the Anthropocene have argued that actors are increasingly producing uninhabitable spaces, in which oppressed and marginalized groups are either left to die or forced into a rootless existence of constant displacement. Through...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 285–287.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Press 2018 Environmental action is plagued by an underlying fear. This fear, which often remains unspoken, is that we have already gone past a point of no return, that even the most stringent action could not prevent irreversible changes in climate that would make our planet uninhabitable...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 404–406.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., experimentation, and means of getting by (even in seemingly uninhabitable conditions) may be extended outward to wider domains of deliberation, strategic action, and decision making. Chapter 5 is perhaps the most important to the overall contribution of the book since this is the hinge between the maneuvering...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 375–390.
Published: 01 November 2008
..., geographical area: the inability of the United States to close the “landmass gap” with the Soviet Union obsessed various strategic planners in the early years of the Cold War. The USSR had much more uninhabited or lightly populated (by which was meant untargeted) territory than the US. This led to projections...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 244–251.
Published: 01 July 2019
... similarly toxic and uninhabitable. Each of the photos includes two workers: one represents the illness and impoverishment of those exploited in the neoliberal world order, while the other signals opposition to that order through angry gestures and holding signs of protest. In each, this drama of despair...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 317–328.
Published: 01 November 2005
..., uninhabited yellow grass-scape, common to the Gauteng province in which Johannesburg and Pretoria are located. This contrasts with the rose garden, which represents a colonial formalizing and cultivation of nature. 6. “Graft” is the title of an article and an exhibition of the same name, authored...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
... “asymmetrical advantage” ( Wolfowitz 2003 ) over any (human and/or nonhuman) threat, or absolute global peace and security as we have said before? “Everything just has to be uninhabitable. That way there's no more problem” ( Virilio and Lotringer 2002: 173 ). To be included as a citizen in our society...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of sparkling dust, catching the sun’s rays on one bald face profiled against an interstellar darkness utterly unmitigated by the presence of even a single star (Figure 2) . Space, that once upon a time final frontier, stretches empty and uninhabited, remote and forbiddingly silent and cold. Why make...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 214–232.
Published: 01 July 2020
... of the internet as an “unofficial” space of play that departs from sanctioned versions of reality. The always threatening meaninglessness of digital signs that trolls nihilistically embrace as inherent to engaging in online interaction creates a milieu of perpetual spectacle that would be uninhabitable...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 132–150.
Published: 01 July 2014
... but unknowable global threats of nuclear devastation and environmental catastrophe, each of which would likely render Earth’s surface uninhabitable, there are two obvious escape routes: up or down. Space colonization and subterranean dwelling have been staples of speculative fiction since Edgar Allan Poe, H. G...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 357–382.
Published: 01 November 2010
...-rights. The case of the demolitions made its way into news blogs, television, and other media around the world. However, the place itself remained uninhabited. This article aims to identify how different actors enact such practices of demolition, reconstruction, and solidarity in often contradictory...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 281–302.
Published: 01 November 2020
... an international flight to the United States (see Elsaesser 1996 ; Calandra 1998 ; Galt 2011 ). The play was loosely based on Gerhard Zwerenz’s novel Die Erde ist unbewohnbar wie der Mond ( The Earth Is Uninhabitable like the Moon ; 1973). Merging expressionist, morality play, and Brechtian aesthetics...