Becoming Europeans: Cultural Identity and Cultural Policies

Becoming Europeans: Cultural Identity and Cultural Policies

by M. Sassatelli

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Becoming Europeans: Cultural Identity and Cultural Policies by M. Sassatelli

In this significant intervention into the academic and institutional debate on European cultural identity, Monica Sassatelli examines the identity-building intentions and effects of the European Capital of Culture programme, and also looks at the work of the Council of Europe and therecent European Landscape Convention.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349359226
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 07/16/2009
Edition description: 1st ed. 2009
Pages: 233
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

MONICA SASSATELLI is Research Fellow in the Department of Sociology, School of Social Sciences and Cultural Studies, University of Sussex, UK.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements List of Acronyms List of Illustrations Introduction PART I: MAKING THE EUROPEANS: CULTURAL IDENTITY AND CULTURAL POLICY Imagined Europe: Narratives of European Cultural Identity European Cultural Policies PART II: BEING AND BECOMING: THE EUROPEAN CAPITALS OF CULTURE A Simple Idea and a Vision: The ECOC Programme A 'Wealth of Urban Cultures': The European Cities of Culture in 2000 PART III: EUROPE AS LANDSCAPE: THE EUROPEAN LANDSCAPE CONVENTION From Monuments to Landscape: The European Landscape Convention Europe as a Landscape: Unity in Diversity in Practice Conclusion Bibliography Index

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