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Comparative Studies of Culture and Power

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Comparative Studies of Culture and Power
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The "cultural turn" in sociology created a new interest in power questions. This has led to a renewed interest in conceptual discussions of power in the field of culture studies, whereas empirical work is still less developed. "Comparative Studies of Culture and Power" sets the focus on the uses of cultural and symbolic means in struggles for hegemony: in politics, music markets, literature and the arts. Gender specific uses of rhetorical techniques is one salient theme, struggles for recognition of rhythm and blues music another. Several articles treat the role of the arts in nation building, as well as the role of public monuments in the acknowledgement of war and terrorism. The analyses relate to cultures all over the Western world.
Release date NZ
October 24th, 2003
Contributor
Edited by Frederick Engelstad
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
JAI Press Inc.
Pages
256
Dimensions
156x234x15
ISBN-13
9780762308859
Product ID
1825174

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