Post Tagged with: "Performativity"

Performance and Politics Fifty Years After ‘Society of the Spectacle’

Performance and Politics Fifty Years After ‘Society of the Spectacle’

Resistant political performance must be reconsidered given populist post-truth politics. The relevance of shared truths and authenticity of others is now questioned.

Shock and Awe: Performativity, Machismo and ISIS

Shock and Awe: Performativity, Machismo and ISIS

The use of beheadings by ISIS can be interpreted as a way of performing Iraqi ideals of masculinity to undermine Western ideals of tough but polite masculinity.

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