Public Culture, Cultural Identity, Cultural Policy: by Kevin V. Mulcahy

By Kevin V. Mulcahy

This e-book locations the research of public help for the humanities and tradition in the prism of public coverage making. it really is explicitly comparative in casting cultural coverage inside of a large sociopolitical and historic framework. Given the complexity of nationwide groups, there was a scarcity of comparative analyses that may clarify the huge variability in modes of cultural coverage as reflections of public cultures and cultural id. The dialogue is the world over concentrated and interdisciplinary. Mulcahy contextualizes a large choice of cultural guidelines and their relation to politics and identification via asking a uncomplicated query: who will get their historical past valorized and via whom is that this performed? the basic assumption is that tradition is on the middle of public coverage because it defines nationwide identification and private value.

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