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Cultural Politics (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 (2006) 2 (1): 29–48.
Published: 01 March 2006
... the information they were given and the material things they couldn't 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...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2013
... 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 the city...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 359–384.
Published: 01 November 2009
... overt address to the victims of the 1992–3 riots in Mumbai. Between December and January, over 500 people lost their lives in sectarian clashes that followed the destruction of the sixteenth-century Babri Mosque by Hindu nationalists; the violence in Mumbai is widely recalled as the aftermath of events...
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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 (2007) 3 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 March 2007
... of the Cronulla riots is the need now to examine closely the mode of belonging prosecuted within Australian urban immigrant communities as a means of understanding a citizenship that identifies itself through its resistance to and repudiation of the modes of cultural identification most readily available...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 343–357.
Published: 01 November 2019
... such a territory, Baldwin describes this experience through the story of the Harlem Six—young men locked up for a crime they did not commit—and the community members who paid the price for defending them after the infamous “Little Fruit Stand Riot” in the spring of 1964. One Harlem resident featured prominently...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 273–288.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... For, as Dario Lanzardo’s meticulous reconstruction of the Piazza Statuto riot revealed, those lines of clarity were tangled: many of the factory workers were themselves migrants from a few years prior, many of the slum dwellers were “native” Turinese, and, above all, the force of the riot lay not in a singular...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2006
... 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. 138). It has...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 381–392.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., 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 cacophony of the other messages around them and yet still be a part of the conversation. To cut through visual noise, the image...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 171–180.
Published: 01 July 2010
... 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, often provoked by vexatious action on the part of the police, sporadically...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 5–28.
Published: 01 March 2006
... cities today and was a reflection, if not a result, of the urbanism contemporary when Apollinaire was in the trenches. © BERG 2006 PRINTED IN THE UK 2006 Figure 1 London Tube Map 2004. Artwork by Emma Kay. Figure 1. London Tube Map 2004. Artwork by Emma Kay. We argue...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 125–131.
Published: 01 July 2014
... Alain . 2012b . 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...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (3): 279–301.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Asu Aksoy; Kevin Robins Abstract In this article, the authors explore recent developments in urban regeneration in Istanbul, and specifically in the important historic district of Beyoğlu. In one respect, these developments, which are linked to the promotion of cruise ship tourism, are on the same...
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Cultural Politics (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 (2009) 5 (1): 27–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 303–314.
Published: 01 November 2019
...). And, as Arif Dirlik (2015 : xii) reminds us, the Third World was actually “everywhere in the consciousness of political activists” during the 1960s and served as the “new measure of political radicalism” (see also Christiansen and Scarlett 2013a : 1). While student protests during May ’68 were largely urban...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 226–238.
Published: 01 July 2014
... developed world and developing world had referred, in normative fashion, to extents and paths of typically Cold War–era industrialization and related urbanization. Development , in these senses, was thought coterminous with modernity and social progress, though, of course, very significant political...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 58–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
... this represented outsider sensibility, street culture or DIY. [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...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2015
... 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 1989 : 397) with no less far-reaching consequences than the real revolution...