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Module Reading List

Cultural Policy, 2017/18, Semester 2
Dr Leila Jancovich
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Bell &Oakley (2015).Cultural policy. Oxon, Routledge. 

Durrer, Miller & O'Brien (2017) The Routledge handbook of global cultural policy ISBN: 9781317512882 (electronic bk.); 131751288X (electronic bk.); 9781138857827; 1138857823; 9781315718408 (ebook), Oxon, Routledge  

Lee & and Lim (2014).Cultural policies in East Asia: dynamics between the state, arts and creative industries. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.  

Mulcahy (2017) Public culture, cultural identity, cultural policy : comparative perspectives ISBN: 1137398612 hardcover; 9781137398611 hardcover; 9781137435439 electronic book, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan  

O’Brien (2014).Cultural policy: management, value and modernity in the creative industries. Oxon: Routledge.  

O'Brien & Oakley (2017) Cultural Policy: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies, Oxon, Routledge  

Ahearne, J (2009) “Cultural policy explicit and implicit: a distinction and some uses” The international journal of cultural policy. ISSN: 1028-6632 Vol. 15 No. 2 

Belfiore, E. & Bennett O. (2008) The social impact of the arts : an intellectual history ISBN: 9780230572553 : £45.00; 0230572553 : £45.00, Basingstoke: Palgrave/Macmillan 

Bennett, O (2005) ‘Beyond Machinery: The Cultural Policies of Matthew Arnold’ in History of Political Economy. ISSN: 0018-2702 FALL 2005, 37(3): pp 455-482 

Crossick, G. & Kaszynska, P. (2014) ‘Under construction: Towards a framework for cultural value’, Cultural trends. ISSN: 0954-8963, 23(2), pp. 120-131 

Divina Frau-Meigs (2002) "Cultural exception", national policies and globalisation: imperatives in democratisation and promotion of contemporary culture, Quaderns del CAC, 2002, 14 pp. 3-16: http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:JGmD9Vhu_aIJ:www.cac.cat/pfw_files/cma/recerca/quaderns_cac/q14fraumeigs_en.pdf+&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=uk&client=firefox-b-ab

Frey, B (2003) Arts & economics : analysis & cultural policy ISBN: 3540002731 2nd ed. Berlin Springer-Verlag 

Ginsburgh, V & Throsby, D eds (2006) Handbook of the economics of art and culture. Volume 1 ISBN: 9780444508706 (vol. 1) : No price; 0444508708 (vol. 1) : No price: volume 1, North Holland 

Gray, Clive (2000).The politics of the arts in Britain. Basingstoke: Macmillan.

Held, D. (ed.) (2000) A Globalizing World? Culture, Economics, Politics London, Routledge.

Hesmondhalgh, D. (2005) 'Media and Cultural Policy as Public Policy: the Case of the British Labour Government', The international journal of cultural policy. ISSN: 1028-6632 11(1): 95-109.

Hesmondhalgh, D. and Pratt, A. (2005) ‘Cultural industries and cultural policy’, The international journal of cultural policy. ISSN: 1028-6632, 11(1), pp. 1-13.

Hesmondhalgh, David, Kate Oakley, David Lee, Melissa Nisbett (2015).Culture, economy and politics: the case of New Labour. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Hewison (2014) Cultural capital : the rise and fall of creative Britain ISBN: 9781781685914 (paperback), Verso books

Hewison, R. (1995) Culture and consensus : England, art and politics since 1940 ISBN: 0413714306 (pbk), London, Methuen.

Hutchison, R. (1982) The politics of the Arts Council ISBN: 0863000177 (pbk ; cased) : £3.50; 0863000169, London, Sinclair Browne.

Lewis, Justin and Miller, Toby, eds. (2003).Critical cultural policy studies: a reader. Oxford: Blackwell.

Matarasso, F. and Landry, C. (1999) Balancing act : twenty-one strategic dilemmas in cultural policy ISBN: 9287138621; 9287138613 (French ed.), Strasbourg, Council of Europe Publishing.

McGuigan, Jim (1996).Culture and the public sphere. London: Routledge.

McGuigan, Jim (2004).Rethinking cultural policy. Berkshire, England: Open University Press.

Miller, Toby and Yύdice, George (2002).Cultural Policy. London: Sage.

Mulcahy, K. (2006) ‘Cultural Policy: Definitions and Theoretical Approaches, Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society 35(4),pp. 319-330.

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Newsinger J. and Green, W. (2016) ‘The infrapolitics of cultural value: cultural policy, evaluation and the marginalisation of practitioner perspectives’, Journal of cultural economy ISSN: 1753-0350, 9(4), pp. 382-395,

Obuljen, Nina. Why we need European cultural policies. European Cultural Foundation, 2006. http://www.culturalfoundation.eu/library/cpra-2004

O’Brien, D. (2015) ‘Cultural Value, Measurement and Policymaking’, Arts and humanities in higher education. ISSN: 1474-0222, 14(1), pp. 79 – 94.

Paquette, Jonathan (2012).Cultural policy, work and identity: the creation, renewal and negotiation of professional subjectivities. Surrey, England: Ashgate.

Pratt, A.C.(2009) Policy transfer and the field of the cultural and creative industries: Learning from Europe? in Kong, L. and O'Connor, J. (eds.) Creative economies, creative cities : Asian-European perspectives ISBN: 9781402099489 (cased) : No price; 1402099487 (cased) : No price; 9781402099496 (e-bk.) : No price. Heidelberg,Germany, Springer: 9-23. 

Schuster, J. Mark (2002).Informing cultural policy: the research and information infrastructure. New Jersey: Center for Urban Policy Research.

Throsby, D (2010) The economics of cultural policy ISBN: 9780521687843 (pbk.) : £19.99; 9780521868259 (hbk.) : £50.00; 0521868254 (hbk.) : £50.00; 0521687845 (pbk.) : £19.99 Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 

Throsby, D (2009) 'Explicit and implicit cultural policy: some economic aspects', The international journal of cultural policy. ISSN: 1028-6632, 15: 2, 179 — 185 

Upchurch (2016) The origins of the arts council movement : philanthropy and policy ISBN: 9781137461629; 1137461624; 9781137461636 (e-book); 1137461632, Palgrave


Policy analysis

Gill, R (2000) Discourse Analysis, Chap 10 of Qualitative researching with text, image and sound : a practical handbook ISBN: 9780761964810 (pbk); 9780761964803; 0761964819 (pbk.) : £19.99; 0761964800. Bauer & Gaskell (eds) Sage 2000

Fairclough, N (2000) New Labour, new language? ISBN: 0415218276 (pbk); 0415218268 Oxford: Routledge

John, P (2012) Analysing Public Policy, Routledge

Jørgensen, M and Phillips, L (2002) Discourse analysis as theory and method ISBN: 0761971122 (pbk); 0761971114 London: Sage 

Nisbett, M (2013) Protection, survival and growth: an analysis of international policy documents, The international journal of cultural policy. ISSN: 1028-6632, 19:1, 84-102, DOI:10.1080/10286632.2011.605450 

Tonkiss, F (2004) ‘Analysing text and speech: content and discourse analysis’ in C. Seale (ed) Researching Society and Culture. London: Sage pp367-92 

Policy documents

Crossick, G., & Kaszynska, P. (2016) Understanding the value of arts & culture. London: AHRC. Available at: www.ahrc.ac.uk/documents/publications/cultural-value-project-final-report/  

Doeser and Nesbitt (2017) The Art of Soft Power https://preview- kcl.cloud.contensis.com/Cultural/culturalenquiries/TheArtOfSoftPower-v1-WEB.pdf

UNESCO (2018) Cultural Policies: advancing creativity for development http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0026/002605/260592e.pdf

United Cities and Local Government (2010) Culture: Fourth Pillar of sustainability http://www.agenda21culture.net/sites/default/files/files/documents/en/zz_culture4pillarsd_eng.pdf

The Warwick Commission (2015) Enriching Britain: Culture, Creativity and Growth https://warwick.ac.uk/research/warwickcommission/futureculture/finalreport/warwick_commission_final_report.pdf

Wilson, Gross and Bull (2017) Towards cultural democracy: Promoting cultural capabilities for everyone https://www.kcl.ac.uk/Cultural/culturalenquiries/Towards-cultural-democracy/Towards-Cultural-Democracy-2017-KCL.pdf


Policy networks – publications and research


Culturelink Network www.culturelink.org/culpol/

UNESCO http://www.unesco.org/new/en/culture/themes/culture-and-development/

Webster's World of Cultural Policy www.wwcd.org/policy/policy.html


Council of Europe https://book.coe.int/eur/en/125-cultural-policies

ERICarts – database of cultural policies www.culturalpolicies.net

ERICarts – the research unit www.ericarts.org

Euclid www.euclid.info


Arts Council England http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/research-and-data

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport www.culture.gov.uk

ESRC Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change (CRESC), www.cresc.ac.uk

 Policy reserach consultants

AEA Consulting www.aeaconsulting.com  

BOP Consulting http://bop.co.uk

Comedia www.comedia.org.uk/

DEMOS www.demos.co.uk

This list was last updated on 15/01/2018