Cultural Studies

(The median citation count of Cultural Studies is 1. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-08-01 to 2023-08-01.)
Weaponizing white thymos: flows of rage in the online audiences of the alt-right31
Toward a Black media philosophy31
Doing cultural studies in rough seas: the COVID-19 ocean multiple23
(Im)mobile precarity in the Asia-Pacific20
Fissures in algorithmic power: platforms, code, and contestation16
The orang utan is not an indigenous name: knowing and naming the maias as a decolonizing epistemology16
Introduction: COVID-19, the multiplier15
Thermopolitics of data: cloud infrastructures and energy futures13
‘Be creative’ in Bangladesh? Mobility, empowerment and precarity in ethical fashion enterprise13
Feeling good: humanitarian virtual reality film, emotional style and global citizenship12
Twerk sumn!: theorizing Black girl epistemology in the body11
Fashion in ‘crisis’: consumer activism and brand (ir)responsibility in lockdown9
‘Give me liberty or give me Covid!’: Anti-lockdown protests as necropopulist downsurgency9
Beyond the crisis: transitioning to a better world?9
Asian Americans as racial contagion8
Infrastructures of discovery: examining podcast ratings and rankings8
Mistranslation as disinformation: COVID-19, global imaginaries, and self-serving cosmopolitanism8
Co-authoring the space: the initial Lennon Wall Hong Kong in 2014 as socially engaged creativity8
Enduring COVID-19, nevertheless8
The biopolitics of pandemics: interview with Ed Cohen8
Seeing infrastructure: race, facial recognition and the politics of data7
Regulation of pornography and criminalization of BL readers and authors in contemporary China (2010–2019)7
Magical capitalism, gambler subjects: South Korea’s bitcoin investment frenzy7
Infrastructural politics amidst the coils of control7
Twitter, incivility, and presidential communication: A theoretical incursion into spectacle and power7
Girls being Rey: ethical cultural consumption, families and popular feminism7
Re-articulating feminisms: a theoretical critique of feminist struggles and discourse in historical and contemporary China7
Everyday life and the management of risky bodies in the COVID-19 era7
Sweeping the city: infrastructure, informality, and the politics of maintenance6
Redirected entanglements in the digital supply chain6
Mask as identity? The political subject in the 2019 Hong Kong’s social unrest6
Parodies for a pandemic: coronavirus songs, creativity and lockdown6
Do algorithms have a right to the city? Waze and algorithmic spatiality6
Seeing like an infrastructure: avidity and difference in algorithmic recommendation5
Covid-19 and the mundane practices of privilege5
COVID-19 at sea: ‘the world as you know it no longer exists’5
The long and deadly road: the covid pandemic and Indian migrants5
Queer, brown, migrant: documenting the Hong Kong ‘Helper’4
Collective disorientation in the pandemic conjuncture4
Decolonization, decolonial excess, and punk: reflections on the cultural politics of race and coloniality in North Atlantic punk4
Smart homes: domestic futurity as Infrastructure4
Theorizing femininity in artificial intelligence: a framework for undoing technology’s gender troubles4
The value of the underground: punk, politics, and creative urbanism in Bandung, Indonesia4
The politics and aesthetics of featuring in post-2017 Chinese hip hop4
Intimate borders: refugee im/mobility in Australia’s border security regime4
Following the science? Covid-19, ‘race’ and the politics of knowing4
Bordering care: the care of foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong4
COVID-19 and ‘crisis as ordinary’: pathological whiteness, popular pessimism, and pre-apocalyptic cultural studies4
No time for fun: the politics of partying during a pandemic3
Recoding the city: cultural mediation of short-term rental platforms in the US3
Coal ground3
Love, labour, lost: creative class mobility, stories of loss, negative affects3
The mechanical Turk: a short history of ‘artificial artificial intelligence’3
Michel Foucault and the coloniality of power3
Selling the cryptosphere in China2
Staging a ‘real’ masculinity in a ‘fake’ world: creativity, (in)authenticity, and the gendering of musical labour2
Atopic moments in the square: a report on despair and hope after the Candlelight Revolution in South Korea2
Where are we going now? Subculture in East Asian cities and the heart of youth2
Two logics of Chinese transnationalism: the case of gangpiao and Hong Kong2
Virus government – A twenty-first-century genealogy of the ‘Dusk mask’ as biopolitical technology2
‘We don't even know who owns it’: the infrastructural imaginary of Spruce Pine, NC2
Policy, mobility, and youth subjectivity: the case of the Hong Kong-Australian working holiday scheme2
Architectural liminality: the communicative ethics of balconies and other urban passages2
Elephant empire: zoos and colonial encounters in Eastern Europe2
What’s up with methodology? Faults, experimentations, and affective displacements in the reinventions of the common2
Introduction: shifting undergrounds in East and Southeast Asia2
On taking the affective turn: interview with Lauren Berlant, Ann Cvetkovich, and Deborah Gould2
Narratives of the homoerotic soldier: the fleshiness of the South Korean military2
Off-centring empire in the Anthropocene: towards multispecies intimacies and nonhuman agents of survival2
Punk and feminism in Indonesia2
COVID bread-porn: social stratification through displays of self-management2
Empire, emotion, exchange: (dis)orienting encounters of/with post-9/11 US cultural diplomacy2
Tuning sound for infrastructures: artificial intelligence, automation, and the cultural politics of audio mastering2
Status economies and frequent flier expertise: YouTube first class travel videos2
Data(-)based ambivalence regarding NYC 311 data infrastructure2
The dilemma of mobility: on the question of youth voluntourism in times of precarity2
In praise of Arab ‘Defeat’: another reading of Arab struggle2
The care and feeding of 9-1-1 infrastructure: dispatcher culture as media work and infrastructural transformation2
Civilizing infrastructure2
Evangelicals and politicians in Argentina and Brazil: transformations and conservative choices2
Queering the black Atlantic: transgender spaces in Akwaeke Emezi’s writing and visual art1
Religion and urban political eco/pathology: exploring communalized coronavirus in South Asia1
The underground seen: moving images, heterotopias, and the postsocialist bearing witness1
Sound in urban public space: loudspeaker broadcasts in Johannesburg and Durban in South Africa, 1940s1
Keywords and keywording1
Back to the future: lessons of a SARS hysteria for the COVID-19 pandemic1
Rwandan music-makers negotiate shared cultural identities after genocide: the case of Orchestre Impala’s revival1
Road warriors to digital nomads: portable computers, habitats, and remote work1
Learning From Lana: Netflix’s Too Hot to Handle, COVID-19, and the human-nonhuman entanglement in contemporary technoculture1
Suburban vogue and other queer survival strategies1
Listening to the video: Hip Hop videography and Rural Black Aesthetics1
SoHoas virtual theatre: performing gender, race, and class in 21st-century Colombia1
Rearticulating football fans in Hong Kong: between activism, localism, and consumerism1
‘“Demo” and “cracy”’: music, trust, and authentication in Mexico’s 2018 elections1
Bridging ‘New China’ and postcolonial India: Indian narratives of the Chinese revolution1
COVID-19 and the affective politics of congestion: an exploration of population density debates in Australia1
Connection at the price of collusion: an analysis of ‘Hong Kong’s New Identity Politics: longing for the Local in the shadow of China’ (2020)1
Bodies and borders in post-imperial Japan: a study of the coloniality of biometric power1
Affective paragrounds: alternative envisionings through multidisciplinary contemporary arts in Singapore1
Automated media and commercial populism1
Resisting political traditionalism: a rejoinder to Ho1
From hope to haunt: digital activism and the cultural politics of hope(lessness) in late-socialism1
Introduction: Imagining the future in East Asia1
Tuning machines: an approach to exploring how Instagram’s machine vision operates on and through digital media’s participatory visual cultures1
Cultural capital and constrained agency in debt-migration for construction work in India1
An alternative discourse of modernity in a Chinese monster film: The Great Wall1
Filming female desire: queering the gaze of pop music videos1
Ambivalent memories of imperial legacies: Asmara as ‘beautiful' and ‘segregationist' from Ethiopia1
Zombie capitalism and coronavirus time1
The collateralized personality: creditability and resistance in the age of automated credit-scoring and lending1
The problematization of consumers in Swedish financial literacy education1
Brexit and invasive species: a case study of the cognitive and affective encoding of ‘abject nature’ in contemporary nationalist ideology1
Playing politics digitally: young Chinese people’s political feelings on social media platforms1
The Ban’s mana: post-imperial affect and public memory in Zagreb1
The epiphanic moments of COVID-19: the revelation of painful national truths1
Control societies and machine ecology1
Imagining a national/local identity in the colony: the Cultural Revolution discourse in Hong Kong youth and student journals, 1966–19771
Mischievous infrastructure: tactical secrecy through infrastructural friction in police video systems1
‘Go! You are Free!’: rentier politics and the gift logic of the royal pardon in Morocco1
Oaths and the ethics of automated data: limits to porting the Hippocratic oath from medicine to data science1
Blurring life and work: the predicament of young middle-class women in Shanghai1
Guarani-kaiowa’s political ontology: singular because common1
Bio or Zoe?: dilemmas of biopolitics and data governmentality during COVID-191
The spectacle of competence: global pandemic and the redesign of leadership in a post neo-liberal world1
Class S: appropriation of ‘lesbian’ subculture in modern Japanese literature and New Wave cinema1
Unlocking the future: characterizing ‘hope' in contemporary Chinese science fiction1
New normals, from talk to gesture1
Confronting global infrastructural capitalism: the triple logic of the 'vanguard' and its inevitable spatial and class contradictions in China's high-speed rail program1
Resistance, activism and ordinary life: an editorial introduction1
Racism is a public health crisis! Black Power in the COVID-19 pandemic1
Beyond the branch plant: Capitol-EMI’s first Canadian record press and national music industries in the 1970s1
The price of speculation: fintech risk regimes in Hong Kong1
‘The world is sinking:’ sand, urban infrastructure, and world-cities1