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Creativity and Academic Activism : Instituting Cultural Studies.

Author: Meaghan Morris; Mette Hjort
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, HKU, 2012.
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This work explores in detail how innovative academic activism can transform our everyday workplaces in contexts of considerable adversity. Personal essays by prominent scholars provide critical reflections on their institution-building triumphs and setbacks across a range of cultural institutions. Often adopting narrative approaches, the contributors examine how effective programmes and activities are built in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Morris, Meaghan.
Creativity and Academic Activism : Instituting Cultural Studies.
Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, HKU, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Meaghan Morris; Mette Hjort
ISBN: 9789882208391 9882208398 9789888180219 9888180215
OCLC Number: 818851611
Description: 1 online resource (313 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Institutional Culture; 1: The Desire for Cultural Studies; 2: Social Movements, Cultural Studies, and Institutions; 3: Life of a Parasite; 4: The Assessment Game; 5: Three Tough Questions of Cultural Studies; 6: Doing Cultural Studies; 7: Coordinates, Confusions, and Cultural Studies; 8: Uses of Media Culture, Usefulness of Media Culture Studies; 9: Way Out on a Nut; 10: Who Needs Human Rights?; 11: From Gatekeepers to Gateways; 12: Culture, Institution, Conduct; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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Prominent cultural studies scholars from around the world reflect on their institution-building triumphs and setbacks in an era of university managerialism, marketization, and globalization.  Read more...

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"This is an extremely valuable collection on the institutionalization of cultural studies. Whereas the discipline has largely disavowed its participation in institutionalization, its institutional Read more...

 
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