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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 32–41.
Published: 01 March 2016
... refers also to Montesquieu’s argument that the equal distribution of wealth would put an end to luxury but rejects his thinking on the grounds that inequality provides the greatest stimulus to production.—Trans. 4 Henri Baudrillart, Histoire du luxe privé et public, depuis l’antiquité jusqu’à nos...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2019
... assumptions about and representations of wealth; institutional and political-economic dynamics, in relation to international financial systems and property markets; and experiences and attitudes, examined via elites’ professional identities and cultural practices. The authors suggest that questioning...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 48–54.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Sean Cubitt Abstract COVID-19 is now part of the resources out of which any future must be made. The temptation is to curl back into private misery and fatalism. The opportunity is to further the design of neonationalist, neoliberal returns to pre-1917 norms of extreme wealth, extreme poverty...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 280–295.
Published: 01 November 2013
... means that he eschews empirical elaboration, and his fixation on the political economy of speed proceeds without reference to a political economy of wealth. This asymmetry results in grand theorizing about general conditions that do not exist, and it overlooks the ways in which accidents, crises...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 63–77.
Published: 01 March 2018
...George E. Marcus Personal design of one’s emplacement in the world has been a luxury of elite as well as achieved middle-class privilege and wealth. Such enclosure leaks especially on its visual horizons and is explored by mimetic relation to difference, defining eccentricities and contradictions...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 79–94.
Published: 01 March 2022
... to the project of transcending gross materialism while simultaneously using material cues to communicate that joyful transcendence. mehita.iqani@wits.ac.za Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 success celebrity wealth luxury race gender South Africa Visual expression, self...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 48–63.
Published: 01 March 2019
... is morally acceptable. Having reviewed the significant positive and negative consequences of the production and consumption of luxury, I have shown that it is evident that its moral acceptability in the contemporary era is intricately linked to the growing inequality of income and wealth. For if everyone...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 65–71.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., this series features Ojih Odutola’s imaginative fictions. The artist is conceptually and aesthetically experimenting, stretching the boundaries of representing blackness, and questioning the contemporary mania of wealth and glamor, structures of class and value, notions of gender, and formulaic traditions...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 29–47.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Wealthy Fly): The Aeromobile Patterns and Practices of the Super- Rich .” In Handbook on Wealth and the Super- Rich , edited by Hay Iain Beaverstock Jonathan V. , 302 – 21 . Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar . Cheung Gloria . 2016 . “ China’s New Rich Fuel Black Market in Filipino...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 105–120.
Published: 01 March 2019
...). The remaining two interviewees are not billionaires. How rich they are is difficult to tell. Igor Tsukanov, born in 1962, is a former financier and the only one who permanently lives in London. He has never publicly given a price tag to his wealth. His collection of postwar Russian art is one of the largest...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 72–87.
Published: 01 March 2019
... History of Our Streets . YouTube video, 59:36. Posted February 24, 2014. youtube.com/watch?v=yyUhMIEZh0I . Beaverstock Jonathan Hay Iain 2016 . “ They’ve ‘Never Had It So Good’: The Rise and Rise of the Super- Rich and Wealth Inequality .” In Hay and Beaverstock 2016 : 1 – 17...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 15–28.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Trump—whose estimated wealth was at that time around $3.7 billion dollars—was photographed standing in his own glittering, gold-plated elevator after winning the US election on behalf of, he claimed, the forgotten and the left behind ( fig. 1 ). Alongside Trump stood Nigel Farage, former leader...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 348–369.
Published: 01 November 2017
...) . These are subjects who see themselves as miniaturized versions of the financier and see all their personal wealth, capacities, and relationships as assets to be leveraged. Following Maurizio Lazzarato’s (2012) interpretation of Foucault, Arthur notes that financial literacy campaigns by and large encourage...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and Joanne Roberts .” Cultural Politics 12 ( 1 ): 42 – 48 . Lenger Friedrich . 1994 . Werner Sombart, 1863–1941: Eine Biographie ( Werner Sombart, 1863–1941: A Biography ). Munich : Beck . Leroy-Beaulieu Paul . (1894) 2016 . “ Luxury: The Function of Wealth,” translated...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 98–109.
Published: 01 March 2016
... to a former era of grandeur and are instantly understood as shorthand for wealth. And as with many of the markers of luxury and wealth, they have filtered down to the masses as mass-produced objects, marketed to those for whom such wealth is merely an aspiration. This method worked for me, and I have...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 42–48.
Published: 01 March 2016
... with luxury concerning the wealth of nations, questions of justice, the state, and various types of government. In the initial chapters of Luxury , Laveleye examines luxury as excess but also draws attention to how luxury is of growing import to the modern state and economy. This last is related...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 88–104.
Published: 01 March 2019
... through public media as well as through private elite networks spanning political, financial, and other super-rich elites. In effect, they have maintained vital connectivity between wealth, finance, and politics. In some respects this makes them atypical of an emergent class of very powerful and super...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 275–286.
Published: 01 November 2014
...” movement that, since the 1980s, has contested the idea that environmentalism is a benefit that can only be addressed once abundant wealth has been achieved. On the contrary, activists in the movement argue, the cheap materials and zero-cost dumping of waste are “not a sign of abundance but a result...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 28–36.
Published: 01 March 2021
...-open-coronavirus-outbreaks-follow.html . Sanders Bernie . 2020a . “ The Pandemic Is Helping the Rich Get Even Richer. It's Time to Tax Their Obscene Wealth .” Guardian , August 11 . www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/aug/11/the-pandemic-is-helping-the-rich-get-even-richer-its-time...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 July 2005
... in disciplines that eschew the intrinsic values of connoisseurship. From the systemic perspective of mediation theory, resistance is a restriction of flow. For a politics that believes that wealth and power originate with the wealthy and powerful, a politics of resistance makes sense. But if, as mediation theory...
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