Media and Cultural Regulation

Media and Cultural Regulation

by Kenneth A Thompson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761954392

ISBN-13: 9780761954392

Pub. Date: 09/29/1997

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This text outlines the ways in which contemporary trends - political, social and economic - give rise to public debates about policies concerned with culture. A range of theoretical issues are explored and three key arenas of contested regulation are discussed: sexuality, globalization and multiculturalism. Sexuality poses issues of control of representations,

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This text outlines the ways in which contemporary trends - political, social and economic - give rise to public debates about policies concerned with culture. A range of theoretical issues are explored and three key arenas of contested regulation are discussed: sexuality, globalization and multiculturalism. Sexuality poses issues of control of representations, pornography and censorship. Globalization raises questions of national identity and cultural imperialism. Multiculturalism challenges existing models of cultural identity and citizenship. Through these three central cases, major contests around the public defining of culture, identity and difference are clarified.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761954392
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/29/1997
Series:
Culture, Media and Identities Series, #6
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Regulation, De-Regulation, Re-Regulation - Kenneth Thompson
Choice and Regulation - Robert Bocock
Sexual Moralities
Internationalism, Globalization and Cultural Imperialism - John Tomlinson
National Culture and Multiculturalism - Bhikhu Parekh
The Centrality of Culture - Stuart Hall
Notes on the Cultural Revolutions of Our Time

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