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  • Sustaining Cultural Developmentby Biljana Mickov; James Doyle

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95

    In Sustaining Cultural Development, Biljana Mickov and James Doyle argue that effective programmes to promote greater participation in cultural life require substantial investment in research and strategic planning. Using studies from contributors from cities throughout Europe, they look at ways to promote cultural life as the centre of the broader... more...

  • A Companion to Media Authorshipby Jonathan Gray; Derek Johnson

    Wiley 2013; US$ 200.95

    A Companion to Media Authorship offers 28 groundbreaking chapters which investigate the practices, attributions, and meanings of authorship. Revitalizing the study within media and cultural studies, this diverse and global collection provides the definitive work on the subject. Rethinks cultures of authorship and challenges the concept of auteurism... more...

  • Performing the Iranian Stateby Staci Gem Scheiwiller

    Anthem Press 2013; US$ 99.00

    This book discusses what it means to “perform the State,” what this action means in relation to the country of Iran and how these various performances are represented. more...

  • Performing Memory in Art and Popular Cultureby Liedeke Plate; Anneke Smelik

    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. Here authors combine a methodological focus on memory as performance with a theoretical focus on art and popular culture as practices of remembrance. The essays in the book thus analyze what is at stake in... more...

  • What We Madeby Tom Finkelpearl

    Duke University Press 2012; US$ 99.95

    What We Made presents a series of fifteen conversations in which contemporary artists who create activist, participatory work discuss the cooperative process. Colleagues from fields including architecture, art history, urban planning, and new media join the conversations. more...

  • Synesthesia and the Artsby Dani Cavallaro

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00

    This study explores the relationship between synesthesia--the experience of a sensation in one perceptual domain triggering a sensation in another perceptual domain--and the arts (including painting, photography, music and literature). Its aim is twofold: to introduce readers as yet unfamiliar with synesthesia to this intriguing phenomenon by focusing... more...

  • The Politics of Dialogic Imaginationby Katsuya Hirano

    University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 75.00

    In  The Politics of Dialogic Imagination , Katsuya Hirano seeks to understand why, with its seemingly unrivaled power, the Tokugawa shogunate of early modern Japan tried so hard to regulate the ostensibly unimportant popular culture of Edo (present-day Tokyo)—including fashion, leisure activities, prints, and theater. He does so by examining... more...

  • Seeing Through the Seventiesby Laura Cottingham

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Cottingham's writings investigate central tensions currently operative in the production, distribution and evaluation of art, especially those related to cultural production by and about women. more...

  • Performance and Cultural Politicsby Elin Diamond

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    `A major contribution to the developing field of the study of cultural performance ... a very impressive collection of essays from a number of the leading scholars in the field' - Marvin Carlson, City University of New York more...

  • Art and Homosexualityby Christopher Reed

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 39.95

    This bold, globe-spanning survey is the first book to thoroughly explore the radical, long-standing interdependence between art and homosexuality. It draws examples from the full range of the Western tradition, including classical, Renaissance, and contemporary art, with special focus on the modern era. It was in the modern period, when arguments about... more...