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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 279–294.
Published: 01 November 2005
...David Clarke This article examines a number of recent European films that tackle the issue of migration from former communist countries to Western Europe. The key films discussed in the article all seek to show how the West is constructed as an object of desire for the inhabitants of the former...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 5–22.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Andrew Ross In China, the legacy of Mao Zedong is selectively remembered; the “late Mao,” in particular is officially considered to have made a “mistake” in launching the Cultural Revolution. In the West, we remember the romantic impact of Mao’s ideas on the Cold War left and on the generation of...
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Published: 01 July 2008
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 27–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
... in the transnational circuitry. At stake are the agons, polemos (Greek terms of reference), or luti-jahel-darvish , “Karbala paradigm,” and jumhuri-ye moral struggles (Persian terms of reference) in Iran and the West over creating and protecting robust public spheres and civil societies. Four...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 July 2011
... engagements of the spiritual and the temporal. In a first part, I examine four key configurations of the political in the history of the West, which can be grasped as extraordinary form of “absolute” politics. From the adoption of Christianity by Constantine, the Gregorian reform, Luther's Reformation, and...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 399–402.
Published: 01 November 2006
.... The headquarters of Al-Jazeera in Kabul, for example, were deliberately blown up by the Pentagon, and similar instances have happened in Iraq during and after the war. As Miles points out, this questionable treatment by the West did not go unnoticed by groups labeled radical, such as the Chechnyans...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 March 2005
... impetus, freewheeling out of control in literally suicidal acts. The Americans’ power has in fact become too much for them. They no longer have the means to exorcize it. And we are party to that power. It is the whole of the West whose bad conscience crystallizes in these images; it is the whole of the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 183–200.
Published: 01 July 2008
... of power and not wage war by all possible means. Yet, Baudrillard argues, keeping all the cards for itself, the West forced the terrorists – or, “the Other” – to change the rules of the game: it is now terror against terror (2003a: 151–5). Secondly, and this explains the unusual force of the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2006
... Egyptian rule of the West Bank and Gaza); on the other hand it recognizes the insistence by Palestinian nationalists that authoritarianism be resisted, that Palestinian struggles for democracy can be a model and leader for the Arab world ( Brown 2003 : 9). Mustafa Barghouti, the physician, civil-society...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2005
... and Negri’s Empire, mass media imagery and electronic or “e-democracy.” Hence, in the first contribution of this collection, “Mao Zedong’s Impact on Cultural Politics in the West,” Andrew Ross argues that whereas the heritage of Maoism is selectively recalled in China, in the West there remains...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 226–238.
Published: 01 July 2014
... within, and out of which, the utopian globalists produced their greatest works. By the mid-1950s, West German artist Joseph Beuys—linchpin in the lineage—had broken with Soviet Marxist socialism as well as refused the US capitalist-democratic rhetoric that had helped power the rise, since 1947, of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 155–160.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Figure 7 41 Squadron hangar, facing west. Figure 7. 41 Squadron hangar, facing west. ...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 261–268.
Published: 01 November 2008
... influence; and with a renewed cry for resistance to Russia from some sections of opinion in the West. It is a measure of the power of a historical mythology that despite obvious differences – the breakup of the Soviet Union and of Soviet satellite states, the “War on Terror,” energy shortages, China’s rise...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 125–131.
Published: 01 July 2014
... media consumerism of the West. At the same time, the Chinese economic miracle, and the rise of a new brand of Red, or authoritarian, capitalism, led many to believe that capitalist economics was now the only game in town. Thinkers such as Francis Fukuyama (1992) felt confident in being able to assert...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 397–399.
Published: 01 November 2017
... its notions of Japanese culture finding beauty in shadows and subdued forms (see the traditional Japanese concept of sabi ), in contrast to the West’s striving for progress, light, and clarity. However, a viewpoint gradually emerges of this ambient culture not as a reflection of this history and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 101–123.
Published: 01 March 2017
... reality under Israeli domination ( Hanieh 2013) . This predicament, which has been described as living in a “postcolonial colony” in Palestine, is largely defined by the bureaucratic paradoxes of living in a state without sovereignty in the West Bank and Gaza under the guise of a supposed diplomatic and...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 194–205.
Published: 01 July 2014
... disparities between China’s contemporary entertainment culture and that of the West. The reasons these essays give for this trivialization of China’s popular culture, and particularly of its media programs, are nearly identical to those identified by Postman: either they describe the process as a consequence...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 157–162.
Published: 01 March 2012
... immediately recognize the familiar kinds of Western moral superiority that are implicated in such statements in the popular news media—after all, these statements suggest that what we call “the West” has already embraced such new technologies to the fullest, which is supposedly why “the West” is more...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 29–47.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Barboza 2013 ) Contrasting this behavior with their counterparts in the West (where auctions are “discreet, air- kissing affairs” and buyers are “veteran, elegantly dressed collectors who know one another” and conduct their bids with subtle gestures and hushed tones), the account categorized nouveau...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 247–250.
Published: 01 July 2005
... partners, whether in the west or the developing world” (pp. 105–6). Should one? Should we expect to transform the entire global sex/gender system with good intentions? And, until that is accomplished, do we really want to limit ourselves to partners where equality is in prospect? Is not power disparity...