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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 145–161.
Published: 01 July 2015
... threatens further problems (e.g., a suppressed immune system can leave an organism vulnerable to infection). The means of control can lead to levels of pain and suffering comparable to the conditions over which they are applied. Autoimmune disorders are a source of consternation in medical science, which...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (1): 107–127.
Published: 01 March 2023
... of vulnerability. Thinking with the ocean reveals how anthropogenic harms manifest and proliferate both materially and through the discursive networks of ocean governance. Though material vulnerability is a condition that brings us into being interconnectedly with other worlds, it also (unevenly) implicates us...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 64–78.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Stella Viljoen Abstract Writing in 2004, bell hooks suggests that Black men respond to histories of patriarchal domination and emotional isolation through a “politics of cool.” She ties the notion of cool to the ability to be “real.” For her this is epitomized by the vulnerability of blues and jazz...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 124–134.
Published: 01 March 2021
... to the outbreak of the virus, Žižek suggests a turn away from Prometheanism and the logic of domination toward a new posthuman humanitarianism based on a recognition of human weakness, vulnerability, and fragility. In Žižek's view, this turn toward a new form of humility would emerge from the final disenchantment...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 202–226.
Published: 01 July 2017
... for critical forms of belonging within a neoliberal communicative environment–especially Jodi Dean’s writings on communicative capitalism. It examines the vulnerabilities and possibilities of lower-class performances and solidarities and brings to light the broader media infrastructures that enable them...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 141–143.
Published: 01 March 2020
... doesn’t even entail trying to stop it, Parreñas provocatively argues. Parreñas reasons that, ultimately, to decolonize extinction is to enable a critical form of care work, a type of labor that transcends affection and entails embracing pain, risk, and vulnerability, amid overwhelming violence faced...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 44–63.
Published: 01 March 2022
...” and “confident” while “embracing your vulnerability,” to strive to “be your best self” while “giving up on the need to be perfect.” Such phrases, we argue, have become part of the “wallpaper” of contemporary culture: utterly familiar but largely unexamined, they are part of the way in which neoliberal notions...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 212–227.
Published: 01 July 2021
... the schema is vulnerable to the empirical field. But it is also this very vulnerability that allows the schema to have access to the sensible in the first place. Unlike Husserl ( 1970 ), who, in “The Origin of Geometry,” offers a technicized account of the existence of idealities by claiming that geometry...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 227–246.
Published: 01 July 2022
..., largely Western assumptions regarding space, time, agency, and security (Fraser 2021 ; Mbembe 2019 ). These are highly uneven processes. The catastrophic excess of hypermodern capitalism privatizes risk and produces vastly different trajectories of vulnerability. The emerging (post-)neoliberal...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 389–391.
Published: 01 November 2010
... constitutive aerial vulnerability. According to Sloterdijk this expanded consciousness of our environmental vulnerability emerged with a tragic event, which he also considers as the effective starting point of the twentieth century. On April 22, 1915, at Ypres, Northern France, a specially formed German “gas...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2023
... responsibility through encounters with other-than-human beings in the face of climate change–induced and unevenly distributed vulnerabilities (Tschakert 2020 ; Tschakert et al. 2021 ); multispecies justice praxis grounded in acts of multispecies love—affective, practical, and political—enacted across diverse...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 80–91.
Published: 01 March 2021
... will continue to be governed by contingencies if it persists in shoring up the narrative of national progress without (at)tending to the most vulnerable members of society. Figure 1 Community and dormitory COVID-19 cases in Singapore. Screenshot from ChannelNewsAsia (CNA 2020 ). Figure 1 Community...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 287–302.
Published: 01 November 2010
... it, then paranoia blurs with reality. To bring this point to bear let us restate Canetti's observations on power and paranoia syllogistically: the more power a ruler acquires, the more vulnerable he becomes. The more vulnerable, the more suspicious he must be of others and the more elaborate rites must be developed...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 March 2021
... is intentionality, and Emmanuel Levinas ( 2005 ), who suggested that the self must be other-centered, and understand the cultural politics of the new world. Although we are presently feeling vulnerable, this has, in fact, always been the case. This is what it means to be human. Ever since Plato ( 2003 ) wrote...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 313–322.
Published: 01 November 2013
... : 52–53). This “constitutive sociality of the body,” as Butler terms it (54), explains the many affective relations that commingle to define life and also alerts us to the vulnerability of the body to loss, violence, and other forces within this network. As the following essays will explore...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 281–302.
Published: 01 November 2020
... on a vulnerable minority? The answer lies in considering how the playwright/filmmaker has depicted oppression in other plays/films where vulnerable individuals unwillingly accommodate the image projected on them by society. This is the case, for instance, in Katzelmacher (1969), Faustrecht der Freiheit ( Fox...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 92–110.
Published: 01 March 2020
...? This is not to say that these fears were purely imagined. The dangers of the ocean had long been understood, even if they were reframed within the mercantile sphere in the more rationalist terminology of risk and vulnerability. As historian Marcus Rediker writes (2007: 63), “profits for these big merchants could...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 263–279.
Published: 01 November 2013
... been deployed particularly successfully by Pink and Silver antiglobalization protesters. Pink and Silver protesters are predominantly women who attend demonstrations dressed in tutus, sparkly tights, butterfly wings, sequined masks, and feather boas. By exaggerating and exploiting the vulnerabilities...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 115–126.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., and we harness a gaze that is particular to a way of seeing. We refer to the vulnerabilities that hover around a seemingly stable representational event. Who is here , on the “safe side” of this image-shield? Who is its subject? Seconds of pure ground, uncomposed...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 163–166.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... Concerning the use of caring robots, Turkle does not address the way attitudes to immigration and subsequent policies in the United States contribute to the lack of skilled labor for the care of children and vulnerable people and render the use of robots necessary. Even though Turkle acknowledges...