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Title: The politics of arts and cultural policy
Author: Gray, Clive
ISNI:       0000 0001 3512 5450
Awarding Body: De Montfort University
Current Institution: De Montfort University
Date of Award: 2003
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The Thesisd rawso n the argumentst,h emesa nd issuest hat haveb eend evelopedth rough a number of publications concerning the politics of arts and cultural policy. The Thesis contains a development of the commodification thesis and the policy attachmenat rgument Thesen ew approachetso the analysiso f public policy haveb een specifically applied to arts and cultural policy. The major focus of this application has beeno n Britain over the last 50 years,a nd has incorporatedn ational,r egionala nd local levelso f analysis.I n additiond evelopmentisn Europeh aveb eenc onsidered. A major theme concerns the necessity for methodological pragmatism in undertaking research within these policy areas. Such an approach allows for the development of appropriate analytical tools for complex policy systems. The validity and utility of the commodificationth esisa ndp olicy attachmenat rgumenat s tools for policy analysis are discussed. December 2003
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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