Cultural Politics

Cultural Politics

by Glenn Jordan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631162278
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/28/1994
Pages: 416

About the Author

Glenn Jordan teaches cultural and media studies at the University of Glamorgan. He previously taught at the University of Illinois. He has published on cultural theory, racism and Black intellectual history.

Chris Weedon teaches critical theory, cultural studies and women's studies at the University of Wales, Cardiff, and her books include Feminist Practice and Poststructuralist Theory (1987), published by Blackwell.

Table of Contents

List of Plates.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Part I: Mapping the Terrain:.

1. Introduction: What are Cultural Politics?.

2. Liberals and Humanists, Cosmopolitans and Eurocentrics: on the Development of Cultural Policy in Britain.

Part II: The Cultural Politics of Class:.

3. Writing as a Weapon in Class Struggle: Radical Cultural Politics in Britain to the Second World War.

4. Marxist Cultural Politics in Eastern Europe: the Case of the German Democratic Republic.

5. Whose History is it? Class, Cultural Democracy and Constructions of the Past.

Part III: The Cultural Politics of Gender:.

6. Feminism and the Cultural Politics of Gender.

7. Alternative Subjectivities: White Feminist Fiction.

8. Gender, Racism and Identity: Black Feminist Fiction.

Part IV: The Cultural Politics of Race:.

9. Marking Difference, Asserting Power: the Cultural Politics of Racism.

10. Primitives, Politics and the Avant-garde.

11. Dialogues: Race and the Cultural Politics of the Avant-garde.

12. Encounters: Postcolonial Artists and the Art Establishment.

13. From Primitivism to Ethnic Art: Neo-colonialism in the Metropolis.

14. Racism, Culture and Subjectivity: Australian Aboriginal Writing.

Part V: Concluding Reflections:.

15. The Postmodernist Challenge/Challenging Postmodernism: a Cultural Politics for Today.

Notes.

Bibliography.

Index of Names and Voices.

Subject Index.

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