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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 51–70.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Paul Crosthwaite Through an analysis of Ian McEwan's novel Atonement (2001) , this essay considers the potentialities and limitations of narrative, and of representation more generally, as means of capturing and conveying the accelerated and intensely traumatic character of mechanized warfare. I...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 333–353.
Published: 01 November 2014
... on media and warfare. This critique is organized around a study of the recent films of Jean-Luc Godard, which focus on the recurrence of the images of the mainstream culture industry and their transformation in wartime Sarajevo. It argues that Godard’s work is concerned with a cinema of cliché, following...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 March 2011
... between a rather abstract concept and the concrete embodiments of what became the first instruments of electronic warfare. © BERG 2011 PRINTED IN THE UK 2011 black box cybernetics World Word Two radar transparency In William Ashby's book Introduction to Cybernetics ( Ashby 1956...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (1): 57–76.
Published: 01 March 2023
... have in the understanding of war and its aftermath. daniel.ruiz-serna@mail.mcgill.ca Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 territory warfare Indigenous and Afro-Colombian peoples transitional justice War is a disastrous scourge that has hit Indigenous peoples and Afro...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 March 2006
... warfare at scales other than the urban). The first section of the volume is intended to provide a historical and theoretical perspective on interrelations between cities, warfare, and “terrorism.” This is where the necessary work of historicizing September 11, 2001 and of decentering New York City...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 157–160.
Published: 01 March 2011
... – is firmly established and recognizable to a modern audience. Piracy was not always so easy to identify. From Odysseus to Caesar's Cilicians, the Ancient Mediterranean was filled with seaborne marauders who skirted the line between legitimate warfare and raiding activities we would now consider piracy...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Sarah-Nicole Aghassi-Isfahani Predator Empire: Drone Warfare and Full Spectrum Dominance , by Shaw Ian G. R. , Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2016 , 336 pages, £22.99 (paperback), ISBN 978-0-8166-9474-7 © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Ian Shaw, lecturer...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2007
... a theory of how recent conflicts differ from traditional ones. He wants in particular to be able to distinguish between types of war, and he suggests (p. 23) that there are three main periods: prehistory (siege warfare dominated by weapons of obstruction), medieval (“movement” warfare dominated by weapons...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 201–209.
Published: 01 July 2015
... and the West, the end of which Virilio (2002 : 33) pinpoints as the beginning of the new electromagnetic warfare we see played out on screens today: “In becoming strategic , it is the weapons themselves that deterred any interruption in the movement of the arms race.” Technology in one way or another has...
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Cultural Politics (2024) 20 (1): 112–135.
Published: 01 March 2024
... with the “everyday militarisms” of techno-capitalism (Richardson 2020 ). Where “drone aesthetics” had been primarily understood in relation to the political aesthetics of drone warfare (Shinkle 2014 ; Pong 2022), such aesthetics are now increasingly thought of as the views that unmanned technologies offer...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (3): 353–373.
Published: 01 November 2023
... Vietnamese Army), and the Viet Cong alongside local and Indigenous communities inhabiting the space. I attend to the forest as not only a site that came to be governed, mapped, and controlled by the machinations of automated warfare. I argue that, fundamentally, the mountainous forests of the trail, through...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 234–245.
Published: 01 July 2015
...? The answer to this question must necessarily take account of the mutual relationship between perception and warfare framed in Desert Screen , especially in RoboCop/ Murphy’s case, where his capacity to analyze and deploy images transforms his capacity to fight crime and where both capacities turn him...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 July 2016
... as address the repercussions of, biopolitical uses of surveillance and algorithmic technologies on the battlefield and in the courts. The collection foregrounds the complexity of contemporary warfare, demonstrating the scope of control that states attempt to impose on the environment, as well...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 151–162.
Published: 01 July 2014
... preoccupations with cyber attack, computer warfare, botnets, and so on remind us that the warfare of the future could well be . . . boring. In our imaginative preparation, the mythology of Bletchley Park, with its thousands of attentive Wrens, tweeded intellectuals, and tireless technicians, allows us to hover...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 222–233.
Published: 01 July 2015
... to prevent intragang warfare. 7 This is something I have discussed at length elsewhere ( Fuggle 2013) . References Agamben Giorgio . 2011 . The Kingdom and the Glory: For a Theological Genealogy of Economy and Government . Translated by Chiesa Lorenzo . Stanford, CA : Stanford...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 115–126.
Published: 01 March 2006
... economy of warfare: a tracking and targeting assemblage that has gradually become a dominant organizational paradigm, continually reshaping the urban at groundlevel. We can call it the real-time tracking interface . Defense and attraction. Conflict and commodification. Everywhere around us, we...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 225–244.
Published: 01 July 2006
... contemporary warfare and the politics of citizenship in the era of posthumanism. Inspired by his adviser in the History of Consciousness (Histcon) doctoral program at the University of California at Santa Cruz, Donna Haraway (1991 , 1997 ), and to a certain extent also by the pioneering work of Manfred E...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 121–135.
Published: 01 July 2019
... keep the memory of the landscape as it was, and as it is constantly being reshaped. ( Virilio and Armitage 1999 : 45–46) Virilio reorients our faculties of observation and sensation. Against the violent drive of human warfare to justify and comprehend human existence by reference to its front...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 151–172.
Published: 01 July 2022
... and the explication, or conditioning, of air. In the long introduction to Foams , Sloterdijk describes the beginnings of these technologies as an “Airquake,” a shock to the global population caused by technological and politico-militaristic enterprises in the twentieth century, specifically gas warfare and other...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2020
... with consumer capitalism and what Marcuse called the warfare state. Both papers are included in Marcuse’s Collected Papers (vols. 3 and 5, respectively), but Reitz adds his own reading of five papers from the Marcuse archive at Frankfurt University, all unpublished until 2017, to contextualize the two ecology...