Posts Tagged: politics

Jacques Rancière – The Politics of Aesthetics

Jacques Rancière, The Politics of Aesthetics: The Distribution of the Sensible, Continuum, 2004. For Rancière, aesthetics means “a specific regime for identifying and reflecting on the arts: a mode of articulation between ways of doing and making, their corresponding forms

Jacques Rancière – The Politics of Aesthetics

Jacques Rancière, The Politics of Aesthetics: The Distribution of the Sensible, Continuum, 2004. For Rancière, aesthetics means “a specific regime for identifying and reflecting on the arts: a mode of articulation between ways of doing and making, their corresponding forms

Chris Hables Gray – Cyborg Citizen

Chris Hables Gray. Cyborg Citizen: Politics in the Posthuman Age. Routledge, 2002. Curiously, all the theories of posthumanism have been disappeared, and discourses of the postmodern have receded like a popular fad. As if there is not any longer a

Chris Hables Gray – Cyborg Citizen

Chris Hables Gray. Cyborg Citizen: Politics in the Posthuman Age. Routledge, 2002. Curiously, all the theories of posthumanism have been disappeared, and discourses of the postmodern have receded like a popular fad. As if there is not any longer a

Eugene Thacker – The Global Genome

Eugene Thacker. The Global Genome: Biotechnology, Politics, and Culture. The MIT Press, 2005. Although the main object of Thacker’s The Global Genome is biology (and body itself), the context in which he deals with the object throughout the book is

Eugene Thacker – The Global Genome

Eugene Thacker. The Global Genome: Biotechnology, Politics, and Culture. The MIT Press, 2005. Although the main object of Thacker’s The Global Genome is biology (and body itself), the context in which he deals with the object throughout the book is

Elspeth Probyn – Outside Belongings

Elspeth Probyn, Outside Belongings, Routledge, 1996. What is the ‘outside belongings’? What does Probyn try to describe with the notion? How do the ‘outside’ and the ‘belongings’ comes together and why? To begin with, instead of identity politics, Probyn defines

Elspeth Probyn – Outside Belongings

Elspeth Probyn, Outside Belongings, Routledge, 1996. What is the ‘outside belongings’? What does Probyn try to describe with the notion? How do the ‘outside’ and the ‘belongings’ comes together and why? To begin with, instead of identity politics, Probyn defines

Michael Warner – Publics and Counterpublics

Michael Warner, Publics and Counterpublics, Zone Books, 2002. Why is sexuality (or body) problematic in the realm of politics? Why is it the problem of politics any way? First of all, we can think of the answer in terms of,

Michael Warner – Publics and Counterpublics

Michael Warner, Publics and Counterpublics, Zone Books, 2002. Why is sexuality (or body) problematic in the realm of politics? Why is it the problem of politics any way? First of all, we can think of the answer in terms of,

Jacques Rancière – On the Shores of Politics

Jacques Rancière, On the Shores of Politics, Verso, 2007. As is easily noticed, Rancière’s book is full of political (and ethical) concepts, ancient Greek terms and fables, and stories drawn from workers’ movement in the modern period. Among them, what

Jacques Rancière – On the Shores of Politics

Jacques Rancière, On the Shores of Politics, Verso, 2007. As is easily noticed, Rancière’s book is full of political (and ethical) concepts, ancient Greek terms and fables, and stories drawn from workers’ movement in the modern period. Among them, what

Beef Politics and Candlelight Revolution

  Beef Politics In April 2008, while the whole domestic media in the U.S. focused on the Pope’s visit, newly elected Korean President Lee Myung-bak also visited the country. Though he was not much welcomed by the U.S. media, he

Beef Politics and Candlelight Revolution

  Beef Politics In April 2008, while the whole domestic media in the U.S. focused on the Pope’s visit, newly elected Korean President Lee Myung-bak also visited the country. Though he was not much welcomed by the U.S. media, he