Cultural Policy

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Overview

Hitherto, cultural theory and empirical work on culture have outstripped cultural policy. This book rectifies the peculiar imbalance in the field of Cultural Studies by offering the first comprehensive and international work on cultural policy. Fully alive to the challenges posed by globalization it addresses a wide range of central topics including cinema, television, museums, international organizations, art, public history, drama and performance art. The result is a landmark work in the emerging field of cultural policy. Rigorous in its field of survey and astute in its critical commentary it enables students to gain a global grounding in cultural policy. It will be essential reading for students of cultural studies and cultural sociology.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761952411
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 11/20/2002
  • Series: Core Cultural Theorists Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.69 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 0.54 (d)

Meet the Author

Toby Miller is a British-Australian-US interdisciplinary social scientist. He is the author and editor of over 30 books, has published essays in more than 100 journals and edited collections, and is a frequent guest commentator on television and radio programs. His teaching and research cover the media, sports, labor, gender, race, citizenship, politics, and cultural policy, as well as the success of Hollywood overseas and the adverse effects of electronic waste. Miller's work has been translated into Chinese, Japanese, Swedish, German, Turkish, Spanish and Portuguese. He has been Media Scholar in Residence at Sarai, the Centrefor the Study of Developing Societies in India, Becker Lecturer at the University of Iowa, a Queensland Smart Returns Fellow in Australia, Honorary Professor at the Center for Critical and Cultural Studies, University of Queensland, Can West Visiting Fellow at the Alberta Global Forum in Canada, and an International Research collaborator at the Centre for Cultural Research in Australia.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
The History and Theory of Cultural Policy
The United States, Cultural Policy and the National Endowment for the Arts
The Culture Industries - Citizenship, Consumption and Labor
Command Cultures and the Postcolonial
Museums
Transnational Cultural Policy

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