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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 281–298.
Published: 01 November 2006
... of events leading up to and away from 9/11, including the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as the War on Terror. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2006 Voltaire, who coined the term “philosophy of history,” is often credited with being the first to work out a nonreligious approach to history. He...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 165–188.
Published: 01 July 2011
... terror. What is more, this depoliticization tends to turn into an ideological blackmail imposing a forced choice, e.g. between Eldridge and Sanborn's passive nihilism on the one hand and James's radical nihilism on the other. In this sense, The Hurt Locker 's “critique” is internal to the war against...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 183–200.
Published: 01 July 2008
... of Western globalization. The attacks, as well as the subsequent war on terror have, however, unveiled liberalism’s foundation in and continuous application of war, and prompted the Western powers to engage openly in permanent war, exposing the global order as one of “destructive construction.” Nor does...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
... today. This is so when one takes into account the technics of the global “War on Terror” as directed by the American political-economic-military complex. Through that, the world is seeing but the accelerated intensification and dissemination of military and civilian surveillance technologies. Everything...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2009
... our reality. © BERG 2009 PRINTED IN THE UK 2009 Žižek militarism George W. Bush mimesis war on terror fantasy action figures One of the most interesting studies of the well-documented development in both military technology and war fighting known as the Revolution in Military...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 March 2006
... and Graham 1997 ) – the ones that don't make it onto the daily news or movie screens, but in which the majority of the world's population live? Cities, War and Terrorism lays foundations for an urban geopolitics across the boundaries of a number of academic disciplines. It is my hope...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 225–244.
Published: 01 July 2006
... for Cyborgs” I realized that one could do theory in academia that was useful for changing the world and even get paid to teach. So I applied and got in and wrote a dissertation and got my doctorate and here I am. But the new book also revisits contemporary war more than I had planned before September 11th...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 139–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
... Back the 20th Century. ” The Nation (May 12), pp. 1 – 12 . Greider William . 2004 . “ Under the Banner of the ‘War’ on Terror. ” The Nation (June 21), pp. 11 – 18 . Gross Daniel . 2004 . “ Why Democrats Should be Thankful: At Least They Don't Have to Clean Up the Bush Fiscal...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 5–28.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... With growing concerns about urban war, crime and terrorism, on the one hand, and urban government, administration and policies, on the other, the connection between targeting and justice is more fraught than ever. We examine the nature of the urban ensemble as a network of material and ideal relations...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 359–360.
Published: 01 November 2012
... series was the war on terror. Kittler's essay “Of States and Their Terrorists”—hitherto only translated into Swedish—was flanked by contributions by Étienne Balibar and Martin van Creveld, among others. The lectures in the summer of 2007, in turn, were dedicated to “Odysseys.” Less topical than terror...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 November 2008
... of spatial indeterminacy to calculable representation. Yet one immediately risks falling into and repeating the pattern that thus seems to problematize the war. The period designated is already so determinate historically that by reading it in terms of its historicity, in terms of repetition rather than...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 339–344.
Published: 01 November 2011
... or universalist discourse entirely at odds with its own actions. Has it not been in the name of a war against terror – what English-speakers call “deterrence” – that the Western powers have imposed a kind of security terror on themselves? That's why I say that terrorism, as a power that has seeped into the system...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 239–262.
Published: 01 November 2013
... time, military and security apparatuses become even more central and national imaginaries are increasingly fixated on external threats and the best means to preempt them ( Brown 2010 ). Hence, the “War on Terror” saw the increased securitization of all North American society, including not only...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 March 2007
... has declined in the face of “post–war on terror” contemporary politics, this has left open the question of how such modes of belonging are now to be constructed. To some extent, this has been answered, at least from one point of view, by the revival of an exclusivist nationalism which is explicitly...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 123–132.
Published: 01 March 2007
... projects, photographs, and films. The first focused on state secrecy practices, memory, and history. Our current projects focus on the use of documents – images, texts, objects, bodies, and physical structures – to project and claim visions of the future in a time of war on terror. Much of our recent work...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 167–170.
Published: 01 March 2012
... emanating from, and fought in, the region, he aims to expose the multidimensional consequences of a despoiled and excessively militarized landscape. Despite some missed opportunities and the risky overuse of one novelist, Dirty Wars is a rigorous and markedly ambitious counterhistory. For Beck...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 163–181.
Published: 01 July 2014
... a suspension of democratic rights. Referring to their data, Hetherington and Suhay note that “one need only consider the near majority (and sometimes clear majority) support for controversial elements of the war on terror, such as warrantless wiretapping and preemptive war, to surmise that ‘authoritarian...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (2): 229–236.
Published: 01 July 2009
... to or taking place during the war on terror, Daily Markings reflects a world in the age of Google Earth and instant satellite news. In terms of the rapid distribution and consumption of information, we live in a very different world from the one in which satellite photos of the Cuban Missile Crisis were...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 139–152.
Published: 01 July 2018
... and consequences? One could argue that Russian hacking of the 2016 election, to help elect Trump, is rooted in longtime Russian Cold War policies and the psyche of its product Putin. Note that I’m saying “help elect Trump” and not causing, or directly influencing the outcome, as we obviously lack such evidence...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 353–364.
Published: 01 November 2005
..., similarly can be considered a worthy ancestor of all the important work on cities and war that is now arising ( Graham 2004 ). His work on modern forms of perception again seems to me to have been one of the key precursors of a good deal of telling work, especially on forms of technological perception...