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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 61–72.
Published: 01 March 2012
... and the Annales school's notion of world history but also challenges the event-based history that we know through great events, such as May 1968, 1914–18.…History is accidental now, instantaneous, it cancels out—and this is an event without reference or equivalent—the tripartite division of past, present...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 391–393.
Published: 01 November 2017
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 303–314.
Published: 01 November 2019
... terms “the world university system.” Understanding student protests within the context of anticolonial struggle, including within African universities, reveals the extent to which the neoliberal university we inhabit today is the product of a profound counterrevolution designed to undermine the promise...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 340–345.
Published: 01 November 2020
... articles all highlight what we term corporeal consumption : how bodies are both consumed by and also consumers of the worlds around them. Taking these processes of consumption as both metaphorical and visceral, the articles extend and productively reverse previous discussions of how bodies are made...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 279–294.
Published: 01 November 2005
... of the West as an object of desire for subjects in the former communist world. This film is particularly interesting in terms of the notion of the individual's desire as the “desire of the Other,” in that Lilya's home, an unnamed small town “somewhere in the former Soviet Union,” according to the caption...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 175–202.
Published: 01 July 2007
... one billion people in more than seventy countries worldwide watched the show on television and that same day, Red Ribbon International in London was founded. Like the Red Poppy of Armistice Day in the UK, the Red Ribbon is now worn on World AIDS Day, December 1. Everyone wears a Red Ribbon...
Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 2 Illustrative use of program comments in a so-called Hello, World! program, a common demonstration program (or first program written by a novice programmer) that displays the phrase “Hello world!” All comments begin with a double forward slash (//). Figure 2. Illustrative use of program More
Published: 01 July 2006
Plate 1: World Map, Protesting Cartography: Places the United States has Bombed , 2002–ongoing (Detail), with pins marking each bombed site for which there is a corresponding drawing. Photo credit: Karen Malinofski and Christopher Ciccone, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh. Plate 1:. World More
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 114–123.
Published: 01 March 2021
...John Armitage Abstract This short article deals with the concept of the world, and that concept's ability to engage with the impact of the coronavirus and the remaking of image theory anew. The concept of the world can, it is argued, be utilized to offer a sustained engagement with the influence...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 42–52.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Matthias Messmer; Hsin-Mei Chuang © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 C hina's Vanishing Worlds is an extensive photo-essay book, a project of several years of intensive work . In the course of our research, we paid numerous visits to rural areas and far-flung corners of China's vast...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 259–261.
Published: 01 July 2019
...). Similarly, the Madrigal, the state-owned Romanian choir ensemble, was considered a shop window for the outside world during Ceauşescu’s national socialism. Although the Madrigal choir performed exquisite classical music pieces outside communist Romania, the Ceauşescu regime demanded internal production...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 March 2020
... that although Latour’s examination of the relationship between populism and environmental politics is critically important, space needs to be maintained for divergent voices that are currently in danger of being excluded in calls to reclaim “common worlds.” © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 post...
Published: 01 November 2013
Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and the World Trade Organization, as well as all imperialist aggression against the third world. The DYFI offices are covered with the art of Che Guevara, a popular artist across Kerala, and one whose work sits happily with religious iconography and photos of Bollywood action More
Published: 01 November 2016
Figure 3 Baotou, China, 2014: a rare-earth refinery with centrifuges concentrates rare-earth ore into industrial application before it is force dried into powder form. China produces 76 percent of the world’s rare-earth magnets. Figure 3. Baotou, China, 2014: a rare-earth refinery More
Published: 01 July 2017
Figure 4 Aromérica Parfumeur , August 2016, installation of olfactory pieces. This was a fake perfume boutique in a shopping mall that revealed how plants shaped world history by connecting the founding myths of the Americas to the search for spices. Conquistadores were first and foremost spice More
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
... today. This is so when one takes into account the technics of the global “War on Terror” as directed by the American political-economic-military complex. Through that, the world is seeing but the accelerated intensification and dissemination of military and civilian surveillance technologies. Everything...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 July 2012
... poetics and politics of converting the writing subject into a medium of worlded multicultural otherness and/or the consolidation of selfhood and cultural-political belief in such settings. In Cold War contexts threatened with the allure and bad faith of orientalism and the romantic sublime, the stylistic...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 239–262.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Max Haiven Walmart is not only the world's single largest retailer and private employer, it is also a crystallization and an agent of a broader paradigm shift toward “securitization”: the convergence of financial and security-oriented logics of risk management. This paper examines the way Walmart...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 213–224.
Published: 01 July 2006
...McKenzie Wark If game theory was objective, rational, abstract; gamer theory is subjective, intuitive, particular. If game theory starts with the self-contained agent, like a prisoner in a cell, looking out at the world; gamer theory wonders how the agency of the gamer comes into being as something...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 183–200.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Leonie Ansems De Vries Thinking back on the globally televised images of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, in which two airplanes flew into the World Trade Center, one aircraft hit the Pentagon in Washington, and another one crashed in a field in Pennsylvania, the questions “whose...