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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • The Sociology of Art (Routledge Revivals)by Arnold Hauser

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1982, The Sociology of Art considers all forms of the arts, whether visual arts, literature, film, theatre or music from Bach to the Beatles. The last book to be completed by Arnold Hauser before his death in 1978, it is a total analysis of the spiritual forces of social expression, based upon comprehensive historical experience... more...

  • Explicit Body in Performanceby Rebecca Schneider

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The Explicit Body in Performance interrogates the avant-garde precedents and theoretical terrain that combined to produce feminist performance art. Among the many artists discussed are: * Carolle Schneemann * Annie Sprinkle * Karen Finley * Robbie McCauley * Ana Mendieta * Ann Magnuson * Sandra Bernhard * Spiderwoman Rebecca Schneider tackles... more...

  • Against the Flowby Peter Abbs

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 63.95

    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...

  • Methods and Nationsby Michael J. Shapiro

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 53.95

    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...

  • Racism on the Victorian Stageby Hazel Waters

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 34.00

    A study of the black presence on the Victorian English stage. more...

  • Artistic Citizenshipby Mary Schmidt Campbell; Randy Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95

    Artistic Citizenship asks the question: how do people in the creative arts prepare for, and participate in, civic life? This volume, developed at NYU?s Tisch School, identifies the question of artistic citizenship to explore civic identity ? the role of the artist in social and cultural terms. With contributions from many connected to the Tisch... more...

  • Art and Complexityby J. Casti; A. Karlqvist

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 73.95

    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...

  • Provoking Democracyby Caroline Levine

    Wiley 2008; US$ 113.95

    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...

  • Entrepreneurship in the Creative Industriesby C. Henry

    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...