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The Politics of Culture - Gigi Bradford

The Politics of Culture

By: Gigi Bradford (Editor), Michael Gary (Editor), Glenn Wallach (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st January 2000
ISBN: 9781565845725
Number Of Pages: 379

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A collection of key works in the emerging field of cultural policy.

Prefacep. ix
A Note from the Editorsp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
Defining Culture and Cultural Policy
Introductionp. 11
The Sphere of Culture
Culture Is Ordinaryp. 16
Invoking Culture: The Messy Side of "Cultural Politics"p. 20
Social Structure, Institutions, and Cultural Goods: The Case of the United Statesp. 38
Perspectives on Cultural Policy
The Arts and the Public Purposep. 64
Creative America: A Report to the Presidentp. 71
Designing a Cultural Policyp. 79
Policy Communities and Policy Influence: Securing a Government Role in Cultural Policy for the Twenty-First Centuryp. 94
Part II: Supporting Culture
Introductionp. 109
Frames for Support
Culture and the State in Americap. 114
A New Mission for the NEAp. 141
Leverage Lost: Evolution in the Nonprofit Arts Ecosystemp. 147
Institutions Under Pressure
The Age of Audiencep. 170
Pictures at an Exhibition: Conflicting Pressures in Museums and the Display of Artp. 178
Making Change: Museums and Public Lifep. 208
Coercive Philanthropyp. 218
Artists, Humanists, and Public Life
The Humanities, the Universities, and Public Policyp. 226
The Artist As Public Intellectualp. 236
Commencement Address: The Gift of Good Workp. 247
Culture and Policy from the Local to the Global
Introductionp. 253
Impacts of Culture on Communities
Judy Baca: sparc -- The Social and Public Arts Resource Centerp. 258
Arts Impact Studies: A Fashionable Excessp. 266
Re-presenting the City: Arts, Culture, and Diversity in Philadelphiap. 286
New Policy Frontiers
Cultural Policy Options in the Context of Globalizationp. 302
The Policy Landscapep. 327
The New Study and Curation of Culturep. 338
For Further Readingp. 357
About the Contributorsp. 363
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ISBN: 9781565845725
ISBN-10: 1565845722
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 379
Published: 1st January 2000
Publisher: The New Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.68 x 13.34  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1