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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This volume pursues a new line of research in cultural memory studies by understanding memory as a performative act in art and popular culture. The authors take their cue from the observation that art and popular culture enact memory and generate processes of memory. They do memory, and in this doing of memory new questions about the cultural dimensions... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 29.95
Urban and regional planners, elected officials, and other decisionmakers are increasingly focused on what makes places livable. Access to the arts inevitably appears high on that list, but knowledge about how culture and the arts can act as a tool of economic development is sadly lacking. This important sector must be considered not only as a source... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Methods and Nations critiques one of the primary deployments of twentieth-century social science: comparative politics whose major focus has been "nation-building" in the "Third World," often attempting to universalize and render self-evident its own practices. International relations theorists, unable to resist the "cognitive imperialism" of a state-centric... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 59.95
At once provocative and inspiring , Against the Flow is a work of polemic from an internationally respected writer and thinker on arts education. Peter Abbs argues that contemporary education ignores the aesthetic and ethical as a result of being in thrall to such forces as the market economy and managerial and functional dictates. He identifies the... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 71.95
This title is the result of a one-week workshop sponsored by the Swedish research agency, FRN, on the interface between complexity and art. Among others, it includes discussions on whether "good" art is "complex" art, how artists see the term "complex", and what poets try to convey in word about complex behavior in nature. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 109.95
A provocative and compelling book that explores the complex relationship between democracy and avant-garde art, offering a surprising new perspective on the critical role that the arts play in democratic governance at home and abroad. Covers a broad range of topics, from disputes over public art, copyright, and obscenity, to the operations of the... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Aims to inform academics, policy makers, support agencies and creative entrepreneurs about issues on the Creative Industries research agenda, and platforms. This book provides insights into the creative entrepreneurial process from an international perspective. more...
Tontechnik für Mediengestalter: Töne hören - Technik verstehen - Medien gestalten (X.media.press) (German Edition)Springer 2008; US$ 15.99
Tontechnik für Mediengestalter beschreibt nicht nur die Grundlagen der Tontechnik, sondern vermittelt gerade auch das für Mediengestalter wichtige Zusatzwissen für Gestaltung und Produktionsorganisation. Die Grundlagen werden anschaulich erklärt, so dass auch Menschen ohne große mathematische Vorkenntnisse die physikalischen Phänomene wie Interferenzen... more...