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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 265–270.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Jo Smith Once Were Warriors: The Aftermath , by Emiel Martens , Amsterdam : Aksant , 2007 , 184 pages, £23.40, PB ISBN 978-90-5260-2363 © BERG 2009 PRINTED IN THE UK 2009 Once Were Warriors: The Aftermath examines the “war of interpretation” surrounding Māori writer Alan...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 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 (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 234–245.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Brian Sudlow José Padilha’s new RoboCop (2014) film can be read in the light of Paul Virilio’s theoretical work, notably Desert Screen . RoboCop serves as the city’s warrior but also as a munition in the hands of global media forces. Still, even if the film presents the fallibility of robotic...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and Mongols, Turks and Cossacks, demonstrated to the Occident that wars are not about warriors, let alone their honor. On the Catalaunian Plains, not far from Paris, survivors heard a clamor from above, as if the dead were continuing the battle in the skies. In any case, the helicopters in [Francis...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 5–22.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., had renamed “political correctness.” Most of these voices belonged to white males of a certain generation, who felt dispossessed or displaced from their traditionally entitled roles as left champions. 10 Like conservative Cultural Warriors, they invariably spoke with nostalgia for an era - largely...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
...,” that event of chance in war that the human factor brings to it. And the simulacrum of the human is exposed by what technology has attached to human warriors: “exoskeletons.” Advertised by military weapons industry as material that makes a warrior lighter so as to increase his speed over terrain...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 121–137.
Published: 01 March 2012
... sentimental and tragic love stories, fusing love for men with love for the homeland. The hit song “If You Were Wounded” (1996) features Ceca professing her love for her (warrior) male by offering to donate her blood and eyes. The song was so popular that it could regularly be heard from the trenches on both...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 269–286.
Published: 01 November 2010
... social reason and as an initiation into the meaning of the freedom of the individual; the community in fact identifies the individual with his function, which is organic or technical; but, whilst it can identify him totally with his organic function or his organic state (young man, old man, warrior), it...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2018
... evangelical Christianity, Jewish Straussians, secular Cold Warriors, and conservative feminists and family moralists (2006: 696). What binds these seemingly disparate groups under the rubric of neoconservatism is their affirmation for a moralist state power both domestically and internationally. Thus the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 31–50.
Published: 01 March 2005
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 309–329.
Published: 01 November 2008
... more damning. Humbert’s own sense of his slippery allegiances is deliberately inviting, and outrageously satirizing, the traditional US patriotism and the Americanism of the solid-citizen warrior ethic. Nabokov underlines the connection between the weak anti-Americanism of Humbert’s desire for Dick and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 23–34.
Published: 01 March 2007
... between automotive travel and the cinema, but also the broader conditions of acceleration, militarization, alienation, incorporation, and resistance that attended the film's production. Arguing for a Cold War ambit of referentiality, Beck indicates how the “road warrior” figure embodied by the film's...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 98–117.
Published: 01 March 2009
... numbers. JA: However, in “Word of Honor,” it is not the imperatives in things but rather the way we speak about things that concerns you. Here, words, rather than numbers, introduce the speaker. “Here I am!” declares the warrior general and thus upholds his presence. How do we gauge the complexities...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 376–388.
Published: 01 November 2014
... warrior (see Jansen 2003 for a detailed study). We know what follows: if, as a result of their anticultural arboreal destructiveness, insects ascend into the cultural domain, then those humans classified as destroyers of culture descend to an insect level. The use of an insecticide to exterminate human...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 404–414.
Published: 01 November 2014
... charges of ideological bias meant that any visible sign of violence, such as an image of Hiroshima or My Lai, or even of a “noble or heroic warrior,” was kept out (as were references to religion) (76). Images of artworks were also avoided because of the absence of an art expert and, Lomberg explains, to...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 395–406.
Published: 01 November 2015
... soul” ( Pynchon 1987 : 219). Without a maternal there can be no tellurian home of warriors, whose strategy is symbolized not by Mao’s fish navigating the waters but by the giant Antaeus grounded in his mother Earth. The finale of the Battle of Hermann makes everything clear. Varus is not defeated...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 399–412.
Published: 01 November 2012
... into theoretically established, battle-hardened concepts. No doubt his lead binary States versus Terrorists has a lot in common with better-known binaries such as Georges Bataille's Military order versus Warrior, Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's State versus War machine, maybe even Michael Hardt and...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 413–427.
Published: 01 November 2012
... island to the distant Spanish west, where he encounters his dead mother and numerous warriors' widows. Returning from Hades, he rejoins Circe in her bed until she—but only upon the begging of his comrades—points him farther in the direction of the Sirens and the Lipari and through the Strait of Messina...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 92–104.
Published: 01 March 2014
... young Jewish warrior satisfies a compulsion for retribution or a nationalistic introjected appetite, or perhaps both, is hard to tell. One way or another, such an anxiety problematizes the social field by allowing the military bond to regulate individual relations within the family. In the foreword to...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2006
... fragments one was told by parents as in Maxine Hong Kingston's Woman Warrior ; transference patterns of behavior as in Michael Arlen's Passage to Ararat ; bilingualism as in Chicano/a and Mexican American writing; or irony as in Gerald Vizenor's Native American modern trickster tales), ethnic auto...