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The expediency of culture : uses of culture in the global era

Author: George Yúdice
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, ©2003.
Series: Post-contemporary interventions.
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Presents a pioneering theorization of the changing role of culture in an increasingly global world. This book explores how groups ranging from indigenous activists to nation-states to nongovernmental  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Yúdice, George.
Expediency of culture.
Durham : Duke University Press, c2003
(OCoLC)652334844
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Yúdice
ISBN: 0822331802 9780822331803 0822331683 9780822331681
OCLC Number: 52688115
Description: 466 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The expediency of culture --
The social imperative to perform --
The globalization of culture and the new civil society --
The funkification of Rio --
Parlaying culture into social justice --
Consumption and citizenship? --
The globalization of Latin America: Miami --
Free trade and culture --
Producing the cultural economy: the collaborative art of insite.
Series Title: Post-contemporary interventions.
Responsibility: George Yúdice.
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