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Cultural Policy, Sc : Issues in Cultural and Media Studies - Jim McGuigan

Cultural Policy, Sc

Issues in Cultural and Media Studies

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"a fascinating, thorough and expertly argued discussion of the modes and practices of cultural policy in an increasingly globalized and neoliberal world."
European Journal of Communication
"Rethinking Cultural Policy "addresses issues concerning culture, economy and power in the age of new-liberal globalization. It examines how public cultural policies have been rationalized in the past and how they are being rethought. Arguing that the study of culture and policy should not be confined to prevailing governmental agendas, the book offers a distinctive and independent analysis of cultural policy.

The book examines a wide range of issues in cultural policy and blends a close reading of key theories with case studies. Topics covered include: Branding culture and exploitation The state, market and civil society How visitor attractions such as London's Millennium Dome are used for national aggrandizement and corporate business purposes Cultural development, diversity and ecological tourism in poorer parts of the world This is the ideal introduction to contemporary cultural policy for undergraduate students in culture and media studies, sociology of culture, politics, arts administration and cultural management courses, as well as postgraduates and researchers.

Series Editor's Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Cultural Analysis, Technology and Power
Discourses of Cultural Policy
Cultural Policy Proper
Cultural Policy Proper and as Display
Rhetorics of Development, Diversity and Tourism
Culture, Capitalism and Critique
Glossary
References
Index
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ISBN: 9780335207015
ISBN-10: 0335207014
Series: Issues in Cultural and Media Studies
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1st April 2004
Publisher: Open University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 16.8  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1