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1st Edition

Culture and the Public Sphere

ISBN 9780415112635
Published November 18, 1996 by Routledge
240 Pages

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Book Description

Jim McGuigan discusses cultural policy as a manifestation of cultural politics in the widest sense. Illustrating his case with examples from recent cultural policy initiatives in Britain, the United States and Australia, he looks at:
* The rise of market reasoning in arts administration
* Urban regeneration and the arts
* Heritage tourism
* Race, identity and cultural citizenship
* Censorship and moral regulation
* The role of computer-mediated communication in democratic discourse

Table of Contents

Introduction; Chapter 1 Cultural Policy Studies; Chapter 2 Questions of Value; Chapter 3 From State to Market; Chapter 4 Cultural Industries; Chapter 5 Urban Regeneration; Chapter 6 National Heritage; Chapter 7 Identity, ‘Race’ and Citizenship; Chapter 8 Censorship and Moral Regulation; Chapter 9 Culture and the Public Sphere;

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Jim McGuigan is Principal Lecturer in Communication, Culture and Media at Coventry University.