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Museums and the Utility of Culture: The Politics of Liberal Democracy and Cultural Well-Being

Message, Kylie


Contemporary museums exist as variously configured sets of institutional coordinates that aspire to function as popular, demotic spaces dedicated to representing a variety of experiences and modes of citizenship. In some cases, they can be seen as gesturing toward Yúdice's formulation, whereby recognizing the value of culture as a resource may facilitate or enable a new episteme that is 'posthegemonic' (from the 'purview of the national proscenium') and predicated on the withdrawal of the state...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Social Identities
DOI: 10.1080/13504630701235846


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