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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 210–221.
Published: 01 July 2015
... into the twenty-first century, I locate my vision of the screen in Virilio’s (2000) theory of deserts and virtualization, where the translation of material objects into images destroys the phenomenological depth of the thing and does violence to bodies that are obliterated in a phobia of corporeality. On-screen...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Bernhard J. Dotzler Each “new technology” inflicts “new violence” on its subjects. Following Marshall McLuhan's argument, this article outlines a theoretical frame for thinking about the relationship between violence and the media. Focusing on Stanley Milgram's experiment mentioned by McLuhan...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 183–200.
Published: 01 July 2008
... and the fostering of life, cannot survive an attack by radicals who utilize death as a weapon and turn Western globalization against itself. Secondly, the idea that the September 11 attacks are, conversely, a desperate attempt to escape structural crisis, signaling the prelude of Islamic neofundamentalist violence...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 184–200.
Published: 01 July 2015
... and carrying out detention in places between states. These geographic shifts of border enforcement are tied to the securitization of migration and require a degree of complicity with violence in peripheral zones. The shifting of resources offshore serves, in part, to call public attention away from other sites...
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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 (2008) 4 (2): 231–248.
Published: 01 July 2008
... is to paint for us an accurate picture of what a contemporary anti-utopian looks like. For Gray’s position, it appears, is that utopian beliefs lead to ridicule at best and totalitarian violence at worst. In this essay I shall argue that this position ignores many nuances of utopian thought that operate today...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 277–298.
Published: 01 November 2009
... the artistic scene as an interactive space between art and politics, between cultures and publics, participates in the elaboration of a bond between Muslims and Europeans, a bond not without elements of confrontation and violence. It is argued that while the statue violates the intimacy and piety of a Muslim...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 31–50.
Published: 01 March 2005
...George E. Marcus Many of the regions of the globe where anthropologists have traditionally worked are now places overtaken by extreme forms of social and political disorder – epidemics, ethnic violence, the dissolution of state apparatuses – necessitating the intervention of supranational forms...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 110–129.
Published: 01 March 2016
... about inequality. Luxury also forces us to think beyond luxury brands, goods, and commodified experiences, pushing us toward more fundamental questions about what constitutes a good life, morality, and social order. The ethnographic case presented here, which reveals how structural violence can go hand...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... – and the latent connection between modernist concerns regarding shape, form, and materials and military construction. Recent interest in bunkers is linked, it is argued, to the ongoing reappraisal of postwar modernist art and architecture and its relationship not only to the violence of World War Two...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 64–78.
Published: 01 March 2022
... the politics of cool intersects with race and gender. The article considers the epistemology of “cool” across different consumer media. The music video, This Is America , it is argued, resists easy classification but expands the concept of and jouissance of ‘cool’ so that violence too becomes a kind...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 163–183.
Published: 01 July 2015
... conflicts, and systematic tactics of violence that mark our era. 18 Christopher Phillips (1982) analyzes Edward Steichen’s work as curator of The Family of Man exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York (1955). 19 See Achebe 1988 . 20 Mosse is a recipient of Yale University’s...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 222–233.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Virilio as key to debates around the violence of the screen. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 2 This claim is echoed by Mitchell (2010 : xi) when he claims that “every history is really two histories. The history of what happened and the history of the perception of what happened.” 3...
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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 (2012) 8 (3): 489–494.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., offering a tentative restitution, and evoking empathic unsettlement. Images of warrior steeds and more contemporary vehicles of violence reflect our aggressive impulses and their consequences, revealing sad continuities between ancient and ongoing armed conflicts. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 323–336.
Published: 01 November 2013
.... The bombsite–demolition site as an accidental or purposeful playground for children added to the vacillating meanings of these ruined landscapes, as they signaled both the destructive power of modern industrial violence and the resilient and resourceful power of children and play to reconstitute and repair...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 92–110.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., and by writing a 10 percent buffer into slave-ship contracts they internalized contingency. This codification of risk pressured captains and established a logic for the violence enacted on the ship’s human “cargo.” The Black-Scholes formula of option pricing sought to codify the ocean of risk represented...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 175–192.
Published: 01 July 2021
... action away from the work regime. It describes how processes of subjectivation sedimented in collective imaginary impact various modes of being together and naming social cooperation. The conclusions propose that the relationship between living labor and knowledge is a nexus that can escape the violence...
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Published: 01 July 2017
hunters. The project underlines a parallel between how the imaginary, systemic violence and smell are invisible yet omnipresent. Figure 4. Aromérica Parfumeur, August 2016, installation of olfactory pieces. This was a fake perfume boutique in a shopping mall that revealed how plants shaped world history More
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 359–384.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Sundaram strips down the frame of a beached boat and suspends it along a vertical axis, thereby exposing, through an act of artistic violence, the essentially architectonic form of the vessel. Positioned outside the National Gallery of Modern Art in Port-of-Spain, Blackboat is an incongruous cultural...
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