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Published: 01 November 2006
1. he ran this way into the field; 2. “their hearts on hold”; 3. They got the flames out; 4. A five star, three day sauna. 1. he ran this way into the field; 2. “their hearts on hold”; 3. They got the flames out; 4. A five star, three day sauna. More
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 376–383.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Friedrich Kittler Taking issue with many official accounts, the essay traces the origins of the German autobahn back to the Battle of Verdun (1916). The military necessity to organize rigidly enforced, intersection-free two-way traffic becomes the model for the construction of the autobahn. Kittler...
Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 6   In many ways, searching for the vestiges of traditional Chinese society is still easier in rural areas than in big cities, where life is increasingly modernized. This situation also holds for religious revival. One could say that the government no longer considers religion the “opium More
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 198–215.
Published: 01 July 2018
... discussion. Part of the work of the museum is to materialize race, to move race and white supremacy to the center of the American national narrative. This article points to the way the museum creates what Jacques Rancière calls “dissensus,” and thus becomes a site of possibility for politics. The museum, in...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 277–298.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Nilüfer Göle This article focuses on the ways in which the European aesthetic realm becomes a battleground of intercultural and intercivilizational conflicts as well as a domain of borrowings and mixings between “native” and “Islamic” values, thereby creating a transnational public sphere. Through...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 327–356.
Published: 01 November 2007
... the memory of their critical projects is rapidly giving way to the uncontested status of today’s global neoliberalist ideology. Yet, Sloterdijk argues, this is not necessarily a bad thing, not even for critical thought. In the third and fourth parts of his essay, his explicit aim is to “translate...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 354–371.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Sarah R. Davies The maker movement has risen to recent public prominence, imagined by governments, industry, and educators as leading to economic growth. This article examines this movement through analysis of the figure of the hacker and the way in which scientific citizenship is represented...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 72–87.
Published: 01 March 2019
... utility of gentrification as a way of thinking about these seismic urban changes, they conclude that profound socio- spatial changes and new intensities in the financialization of housing, neighborhood tensions, and cultural dislocations are reshaping London as a plutocratic city and the lives of those...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 88–104.
Published: 01 March 2019
... ways: first, by promoting to news media and policy makers a set of financialized free-market ideas about managing the economy, and second, by managing large companies as financial assets for the benefit of financiers and the super-rich. In both ways, they have encouraged financialization and the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 331–356.
Published: 01 November 2010
... that draws upon Debord's theory of “the spectacle.” The comparative analysis is structured by way of the normative categories “liberty,” “equality,” and “the demos,” which both discourses embrace in different ways when speaking of digitally enabled democracy. The critical political economy reading...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 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 (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 73–99.
Published: 01 March 2008
... perfunctory language – whether as “information-rich data banks” or else animating the “fantasy of abundance” – and allow us to see them in a decidedly “political” way, as necessarily “incomplete” and thus eminently “rewritable” formations. This essay then concludes by examining the wider implications this...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 317–328.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Leora Farber This paper explores ways in which difference is grafted into/onto skin, with reference to a selected series of photographic prints. These prints form part of a larger body of artwork and an educational program and research project, titled Dis-location/Re-location. The project...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 353–364.
Published: 01 November 2005
... makes it possible to construct a somewhat more hesitant account, not least, or so I argue, because hesitant accounts are closer to the way the world is. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 We're here to go. That's what we're here for. We're here to go … ( Burroughs 1990 ) Remorse, predictably...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 51–70.
Published: 01 March 2007
... show how the unflinchingly detailed depictions of mutilated bodies that feature in the novel's re-creation of the German Blitzkrieg go some way toward evoking a traumatic encounter with the realm of pure, volatile materiality that Jacques Lacan terms the “real.” I note, though, that for Lacan and other...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 337–356.
Published: 01 November 2013
... are legitimately allowed to memorialize their losses in public landscapes and others are not, and where anonymous drivers who drive by are supposed to feel a certain way about it all. Such a complex constellation of territorialized affect has significant consequences for understanding the politics of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 194–205.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Tao Dongfeng This essay provides an introduction to the ways in which Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman has been applied to Chinese cultural studies, and especially to media studies. It argues that the emerging phenomenon of “amusing ourselves to death” in China is fundamentally different...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 135–149.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Douglas Kellner A cauldron of resentment, Donald Trump is able to tap into and articulate the resentments of his followers in a way that Democrats and other professional politicians have not been able to do. Capitalizing on his followers’ resentment of politicians, Trump has successfully mobilized...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 279–292.
Published: 01 November 2016
... approaches the topics from the angle of media studies and argues for new ways to understand media culture as read through a materials focus: from waste to building materials and from temperature control to more conceptual developments concerning new materialism. The introduction discusses these ideas as...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 348–369.
Published: 01 November 2017
... decolonization of that education might imply. It ends with a celebration of settler-colonial bankruptcy as a moral and political-economic opening for a radical way forward. © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 financialization financial literacy and education settler colonialism race and racism...