With the growth of interest in the debates about what culture is, and who 'owns' it, questions of cultural policy have moved to the forefront of wider dicussions of citizenship. This book unpicks the significance of culture for citizenship. Among the topics explored are the strengths and weaknesses of the 'civilizing mission' of museums; the moralism of 'Third Way' politics; the proper base for funding culture and the arts; the impact of globalization on culture and citizenship; the fantasies of freedom in Internet use; the tensions between human rights advocacy and citizenship; and the place of citizen ideals in governance. What emerges is a superb resource for analyzing the meaning of cultural policy in contemporary society. It both summa
- Chapter 1: Community, Citizenship and the Third Way
- Chapter 2: Acting on the Social: Art, Culture, and Government
- Chapter 3: The National Endowment for the Arts in the 1990s: A Black Eye on the Arts?
- Chapter 4: Participatory Policy Making, Ethics, and the Arts
- Chapter 5: Popular Sovereignty and Civic Education
- Chapter 6: Citizenship in the International Management of Populations
- Chapter 7: Who is the Subject of Human Rights?
- Chapter 8: Culturally Appropriate Indigenous Accountability
- Chapter 9: Multicultural Broadcasting and Diasporic Video as Public Sphericules
- Chapter 10: Liberal Machines