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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 49–76.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Gregory Clancey This article is one step toward an urban history of the United States that foregrounds “emergency” as a clearing device. American cities were strategically targeted during the sustained mid-twentieth century depression and war by a complex of groups – the Federal government...
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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 (2006) 2 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Tim Bunnell Cities, War and Terrorism: Towards An Urban Geopolitics Graham Stephen Oxford Blackwell 2004 $39.95/£19.99 PB 1405115740 © BERG 2006 PRINTED IN THE UK 2006 This volume maps an “urban geopolitics” in which the highly asymmetrical interrelations of our globalizing...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 404–406.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Tim Bunnell New Urban Worlds: Inhabiting Dissonant Times is a bold text; it exemplifies the kinds of collaborative creativity and inventiveness that Simone and Pieterse wish to catalyze among culturally oriented urban scholars and activists. These two self-professed “rogue scholars” (159) take...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 320–329.
Published: 01 November 2010
... is a monumental project of upscale eco-friendly condominiums built for the 2010 Winter Olympic Village. Architecturally, this is a lackluster and conservative, city-planned enterprise of what should have been a dynamic example of urban renewal. These images reveal many things, not the least of which is a value...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (3): 297–317.
Published: 01 November 2023
... with metonymic shorthands for the various crises facing humanity and its existence on the earth in the first quarter of the twenty-first century. In this article, the authors ask what becomes of the urban in light of the acceleration of extant technologies for visualization and calculation—the very organization...
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Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 2   County seats are the closest and most relevant “urban centers” in the daily life of rural residents. They provide not only work opportunities in shops, restaurants, simple hotels, and small factories but also modern entertainments like KTV (karaoke nightclubs where people gather More
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Published: 01 July 2020
Figures 6 and 7 From Xing Danwen, Urban Fiction (2004–). Devil in the detail: a tiny suicidal figure unsettles the high-spec cityscape. More
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Published: 01 July 2020
Figures 6 and 7 From Xing Danwen, Urban Fiction (2004–). Devil in the detail: a tiny suicidal figure unsettles the high-spec cityscape. More
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 135–154.
Published: 01 July 2016
...AbdouMaliq Simone The extent to which certain kinds of people are inundated with toxins, pollutants, bacteria, viruses, violence, and disaster is well documented. The various ways in which the extension of urbanization as a planetary phenomenon has refigured geographies of sustenance is also well...
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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 (2022) 18 (3): 388–406.
Published: 01 November 2022
... health. Much writing on this topic has taken place within a rhetorical division between stereotypically urban buildings or spaces (tower blocks, for example), which are said to be harmful to the human mind, and idealized rural or green spaces, such as parks or small hamlets, understood...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 5–40.
Published: 01 March 2011
... setting and resonances of this aggressive action of urban–global “upgrading” in the city. The contemporary, general logic of metropolitan globalization should be situated in the specific and distinctive context of Istanbul's evolving urban identity. There are three principal objectives. The first...
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Published: 01 November 2022
Figure 2 Rumah 1 (first house of ruangrupa), solo exhibition by street artist Bujangan Urban, 2001. More
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Cultural Politics (2024) 20 (1): 166–179.
Published: 01 March 2024
... that urban spaces will be littered with thousands of new antennas, invisibly hidden in all sorts of housings such as street lamps, advertising pillars, and neon signs. This development is not stopping at the countryside either. This essay uses media theory and examples from art and technology to speculate...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 29–48.
Published: 01 March 2006
... as diverse as Washington's country-club suburbs and the Pentagon's techniques for urban assault. © BERG 2006 PRINTED IN THE UK 2006 I couldn't get over how much the scene was like a replay of Vietnam. Or the Vietnam I'd seen in movies and photo books. The tall grass. The green fields. The flush...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 260–274.
Published: 01 July 2015
... is a philosopher whose primary concern is with the ontological and epistemological effects of what it refers to as “technological illumination” and how the latter stands in stark contrast with those traditional ideas of (self/divine) illumination that were the basis of a traditional urbanity and the point...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 29–47.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... The author argues that these representations play a central role in the reproduction of the Western professional middle class, and in the cultural constitution of a global middle class — professional, affluent, urban, and affiliated by an aesthetic regime of civility that transcends national borders...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 72–87.
Published: 01 March 2019
... utility of gentrification as a way of thinking about these seismic urban changes, they conclude that profound socio- spatial changes and new intensities in the financialization of housing, neighborhood tensions, and cultural dislocations are reshaping London as a plutocratic city and the lives of those...
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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...