Cultural Politics

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  • Cultural Politics In Hip Hop's Impact On Politics

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    In this assessment i will be talking about how hip hop has had a cultural impact on politics. Cultural politics in hip hop hasn't that much changed in the topics rapper speak about it's how they speak about it that's changed the most in the essay i will discuss two generations of conscious rappers this being tupac Shakur and Kendrick Lamar and how they use there music and the videos for that music to speak on matters and try and change the world. I will briefly talk about the history of hip hop

  • Cultural Diversity In Local Politics

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    Cultural Diversity in Local Politics Overview This paper explores the limits and potentials of ethnic and racial coalition building in Los Angeles. The demographic changes that have occurred in Los Angeles during the past twenty years have been extraordinary, both in scope and diversity. The area has witnessed a literal boom in population growth, increasing from 7 million in 1970 to 8.8 million in 1990. (US Bureau of the Census) However, it is the dramatic change in ethnic and racial diversity

  • The Cultural Politics of Pokemon Capitalism

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    The Cultural Politics of Pokemon Capitalism It is fall 1999 and a jet from Japan has just pulled up to its berth at LAX airport in Los Angeles. Immediately a crowd of kids excitedly gathers by the window to view what appears to be a huge flying Pikachu: the yellowy cute, electrically charged mouse-type pocket monster of what was then the biggest kid’s craze of the decade, Pokemon. Even parents recognize this iconic figure, familiar as they are with the basics of the phenomenon. Starting out as

  • Government and Politics - Cultural Purification and Discriminatory English Only Laws

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    Cultural Purification and Discriminatory English Only Laws With continued diversity, stemming from immigration into the United States, the languages spoken here are continually transforming. Cultural misunderstandings and a lack of education on multi-lingualism have caused injustices inflicted on entire groups of people. Historical ideologies on what a "pure" American language should be has resulted in discriminatory "English Only" laws and other programs aimed at "cleansing" the American culture

  • A Summary and Application of Presence and Resistance: Postmodernism and Cultural Politics in Contemporary American Performance

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    A Summary and Application of Presence and Resistance: Postmodernism and Cultural Politics in Contemporary American Performance Here it is a book seen from the outside. A book is only a book when seen from the outside. Seen from the inside, a book is not a book, but a train ride at night - Michael Goulish In his book Presence and Resistance, Philip Auslander responds to the claims of many prominent cultural theorists that recent performance has been unable to engage in political critique. He

  • Justice As Social Implications Of Nancy Fraser's Social Justice

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    life. These social justices include the politics of redistribution and the politics of recognition. Redistribution claims focus on the redistribution of certain resources and recognition claims focus on the equality of people in terms of culture and respect different views. However, there has been an increasing disassociation between redistributive claims and recognition claims because each disregard the other since advocates of redistribution reject the politics of recognition and vice versa. This disassociation

  • Cultural Citizenship And Popular Culture

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    What does the concept of cultural citizenship bring to our analysis? It enables us to recognise the affective dimension of our relationship to politics and to media texts as a whole. Rather than simply using popular culture as a source of knowledge of the wider world (and of politics), we engage emotionally with popular cultural texts and that is precisely what makes us bridge popular culture and politics. As it has been argued, cultural citizenship is a deeply ‘affective relationship to the sovereign

  • Comportance Of Culture In Comparative Politics In Comparative Politics

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    Marc Howard Ross’s chapter on importance of culture in comparative politics in the Comparative Politics text is a comprehensive and important example of scholarship on culture in comparative politics. The chapter provides an overarching argument for how culture play a crucial role in explanation of politics. It focus on three important elements. Frist, How people uses culture to define meaning. Second, culture is the foundation of social and political identity which affects individual and collective

  • Cultural Studies: The Primacy Of Culture, And Education

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    cultural studies becomes available as a resource to educators who can then teach students how to look at the media (industry and texts), analyze audience reception, challenge rigid disciplinary boundaries, critically engage popular culture, produce critical knowledge, or use cultural studies to reform the curricula and challenge disciplinary formations within public schools and higher education. For instance, Shane Gunster has argued that the main contribution cultural studies makes to pedagogy "is

  • Influences of the Rationalist, Structuralist and Culturalist Theoretical Approaches on Comparative Politics

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    rationalist, structuralist and culturalist theoretical approaches had on the study of comparative politics? Comparative politics is the empirical comparative study of political systems. It involves the classification and comparison of institutions - ‘a rule that has been institutionalised’ (Lane and Ersson, 1999: 23) - in order to determine the nature of political regimes. The study of comparative politics has come to be guided by three major research schools: rational choice theory, culturalist analysis

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