The Politics Of Cultural Policy In France / Edition 1

The Politics Of Cultural Policy In France / Edition 1

by Kim Eling
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312219741

ISBN-13: 9780312219741

Pub. Date: 03/15/1999

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

The Politics of Cultural Policy in France offers a lively and iconoclastic account of cultural policy-making in France. Focusing on the policies of the Socialist governments of 1981-86 and 1988-93, the book suggests that policy towards the arts was shaped less by an all-powerful state than by influential professional interest groups. In addition to

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The Politics of Cultural Policy in France offers a lively and iconoclastic account of cultural policy-making in France. Focusing on the policies of the Socialist governments of 1981-86 and 1988-93, the book suggests that policy towards the arts was shaped less by an all-powerful state than by influential professional interest groups. In addition to presenting unusual insights into a policy area which has rarely been studied by political science, the book provides significant revisions to conventional views of relations between the state and civil society in France.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312219741
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
03/15/1999
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
• Culture and the State in France
• Cultural Policy and Political Science
• The Cité de la Musique
• Contemporary Music Policy
• Theatre Policy
• Film Policy
• Public Funding of Popular Music
• The Politics of Développement Culturel
• Conclusion: Governing the Arts in France: Professionals, Networks and the State
• Index

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