Culture in Australia: Policies, Publics and Programs

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Cambridge University Press, Sep 3, 2001 - Social Science - 364 pages
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Culture in Australia offers an incisive and up-to-date examination of the forces that are reshaping Australian cultural priorities, policies and practices at the start of the twenty-first century. Drawing on the work of some of Australia's leading cultural analysts, its concerns range broadly across the cultural sector encompassing art and heritage institutions, publishing, broadcasting, tourism, museums, the music industry, film and youth cultures.
 

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Contents

Knowing the Processes But Not the Outcomes Australian Cinema Faces the Millennium
18
Globalisation Regionalisation and Australianisation in Music Lessons from the Parallel Importing Debate
46
The Visual Arts Imploding Infrastructure Shifting Frames Uncertain Futures
66
Tourism Culture and National Identity
89
Commonality and Difference Themes in the Arts Advocacy of HC Coombs
114
Australian Culture and its Publics
135
The Public Life of Literature
140
Reshaping Australian Institutions Popular Culture the Market and the Public Sphere
161
Generation Panics Age Knowledge and Cultural Power in a New Media Era
217
Gender Equity Hegemonic Masculinity and the Governmentalisation of Australian Amateur Sport
233
Programs of Cultural Diversity
253
The Institutions of Culture Multiculturalism
259
Race Portraits and Vernacular Possibilities Heritage and Culture
278
Indigenous Presences and National Narratives in Australasian Museums
299
Indigenous Media and Policy Making in Australia
313
Regions Regionalism and Cultural Development
334

The ABC and Rhetorics of Choice
176
Social Class and Cultural Practice in Contemporary Australia
193

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David A. Carter was born March 4, 1957 in Salt Lake City. Utah. He attended Utah State University where he studied art and illustration. David worked several years as graphic designer and a paste up artist. While working at one job he learned the fine art of Paper-Engineering and Pop-Up bookmaking. He created his first book How Many Bugs in a Box? and has created more than 50 pop-up books since. David lives in California with his wife and daughters where he grows vegetables and native plants and does volunteer work.

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