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Cultural appropriation and the arts

Author: James O Young
Publisher: Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell Pub., 2010.
Series: New directions in aesthetics, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Now, for the first time, a philosopher undertakes a systematic investigation of the moral and aesthetic issues to which cultural appropriation gives rise.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Young, James O., 1957-
Cultural appropriation and the arts.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008
(OCoLC)623049679
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James O Young
ISBN: 9781444332711 1444332716
OCLC Number: 1001898208
Notes: Originally published : 2008.
Description: xiv, 168 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface --
1. What is cultural appropriation? --
Art, culture, and appropriation --
Types of cultural appropriation --
What is a culture? --
Objections to cultural appropriation --
In praise of cultural appropriation --
2. The aesthetics of cultural appropriation --
The aesthetic handicap thesis --
The cultural experience argument --
Aesthetic properties and cultural context --
Authenticity and appropriation --
Authentic appropriation --
Cultural experience and subject appropriation --
Appropriation and the authentic expression of a culture --
3. Cultural appropriation as theft --
Harm by theft --
Possible owners of artworks --
Cultures and inheritance --
Lost and abandoned property --
Cultural property and traditional law --
Collective knowledge and collective property --
Ownership of land ownership of art --
Property and value to a culture --
Cultures and intellectual property --
Some conclusions about ownership and appropriation --
The rescue argument. 4. Cultural appropriation as assault --
Other forms of harm --
Cultural appropriation and harmful misrepresentation --
Harm and accurate representation --
Cultural appropriation and economic opportunity --
Cultural appropriation and assimilation --
Art, insignia, and cultural identity --
Cultural appropriation and privacy --
5. Profound offence and cultural appropriation --
Harm, offence, and profound offence --
Examples of offensive cultural appropriation --
The problem and the key to its solution --
Social value and offensive art --
Freedom of expression --
The sacred and the offensive --
Time and place restrictions --
Toleration of offensive art --
Reasonable and unreasonable offence --
Conclusion : Responding to cultural appropriation --
Summing up --
Supporting minority artists --
Envoy --
Bibliography of works cited and consulted --
Index.
Series Title: New directions in aesthetics, 5.
Responsibility: James O. Young.
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"Cultural Appropriation and the Arts, by James O. Young, provides an analytical, comprehensive overview of ethical and aesthetic issues concerning cultural appropriation." ( Journal of Cult Economy , Read more...

 
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