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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 465–488.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Simon Winlow; Steve Hall In this article we attempt to develop an analysis of the English urban riots of 2011. Rather than build on the assumption of organic resistance and protopolitics, we argue that the disturbances were a brief eruption of social unrest that lacked the clear, unifying political...
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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 2016) 12 (3): 310–331.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Shannon Mattern For millennia, mud and its geologic analogues have bound together our media, urban, architectural, and environmental histories. Some of the first writing surfaces, clay and stone, were the same materials used to construct ancient city walls and buildings, whose facades also...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 29–48.
Published: 01 March 2006
... have ( McLuhan and Fiore 1968 ). The Vietnam War itself was an example of the village's goal-less violence on an international scale, but the global village aimed its primary resentment at the global city. Citing urban riots and campus takeovers, McLuhan assured a New York Times reporter that the TV...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Bulgarians, have become the folk devils of the popular Right in France over the course of the past two years. In the wake of urban riots in 2005 and 2007, the French Right became particularly sensitive to the problem of urban violence, which basically refers to deviant behavior within or on the periphery of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 5–28.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Ryan Bishop; Gregory Clancey; John Phillips In what follows we explore the motif of targeting as it applies in cities today. These motifs apply wherever there are cities, but especially after the spread of global urbanism since the nineteenth century. The city is a site of targeting in several...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., the liquidation of left politics, and the disaster of urbanization have all contributed to arresting modern secular development. In this context, al Qaeda has “transformed itself from a vanguard organization into something like a mass movement with a nearly unlimited pool of potential operatives” (p...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 359–384.
Published: 01 November 2009
... to figuration within an engagement with the urban Indian milieu. Instating the figure into a vernacular, syncretic urban modernity, this move was at once a response to the mid twentieth-century abstractions of the Progressives (and also to international modernism in the tenor of Greenburgian...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., for modern Australia, the unprecedented December 2005 “race riots” at the Sydney suburb of Cronulla, where Anglo-Australians violently challenged the Arab-Australian community's rights to claim sovereignty over their suburb. How did we get to this point? I want to use two books by the same...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 381–392.
Published: 01 November 2007
... operate in a commercial context have had an enormous impact not only on my public art projects that are usually seen outdoors, by large crowds of people, but also on the paintings that are seen in a gallery, often by only a few people at a time. In an urban environment, posters must be heard above the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 125–131.
Published: 01 July 2014
... . The Rebirth of History: Times of Riots and Uprisings . Translated by Elliott Gregory . London : Verso . Fukuyama Francis . 1992 . The End of History and the Last Man . London : Penguin . Graeber David . 2013 . The Democracy Project: A History, a Crisis, a Movement...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 171–180.
Published: 01 July 2010
... unlivable, like São Paolo or downtown Los Angeles: since the political bond that is philia no longer exists, peace has to be imposed by threat and repression - and by regression. This amounts to transforming political peace into veiled urban warfare, if not indeed civil war, this latent social violence...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 226–238.
Published: 01 July 2014
... . There’s a Riot Going On: Revolutionaries, Rock Stars, and the Rise and Fall of ’60s Counter-Culture . Edinburgh : Canongate . Egbert Donald D . 1970 . Social Radicalism and the Arts: Western Europe . New York : Alfred A. Knopf . Eyerman Ron , and Jamison Andrew . 1998...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 174–197.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Denis . 1998 . “ Urban Rhetoric and Embodied Identities: City, Nation, and Empire at the Vittorio Emanuele II Monument in Rome, 1870–1945 .” Annals of the Association of American Geographers 88 ( 1 ): 28 – 49 . Beals Carleton . 1933 . The Crime of Cuba . Philadelphia : J. B...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 27–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
... meet with the demonstrators, who proceeded to break shop windows and burn police vehicles and banks. In response, the government shut down cell phone service, and riot police and “brown shirt” paramilitary were flown in. In Urmieh, the television station was set on fire. Riots were suppressed in Urmieh...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2015
... rise from the ashes of Napoleon to the glory of Bismarck appeared to provide evidence that government bureaucrats can get things done. The Prussian reforms allegedly enacted a transfer of revolutionary energy from rioting streets into administrative buildings, facilitating an “antirevolution” ( Wehler...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 58–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... [Cocurator Aaron] Rose had difficulty defending his inclusion of Richardson’s work” (2011: 9). Such controversy has dogged his work ever since, but latterly mostly in respect to his supposed working methods. Thus a member of Pussy Riot felt obliged to apologize, postshoot, for working with Richardson, and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 66–82.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., Platonic state organized around virtue, or virtus , which we can link to phallic, paternal authority. Drawing on Plato’s original urban psychopolitical theory of the necessity of the just, austere division of labor from The Republic , Mumford’s history moves on to show that military victory, territorial...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 March 2015
... distributed throughout the media and technoscape as media spectacles that were central events of their era in the United States. In 2011, the Arab uprisings, the Libyan revolution, the UK riots, the Occupy movements, and the other major media spectacles cascaded through broadcasting, print, and digital media...