On a Common Culture

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On a Common Culture

In the United Kingdom, the notion of a common culture has always been suggestive of a national culture which is accessible to all and provides various kinds of benefits to all, including participation in national cultural life. Brian Russell Graham's exploration of the theme aims to clarify how we might define common culture in the twenty-first century, and offers a perspective on specific benefits of such a shared culture. Common culture can generate a sense of inclusive national identity, he argues. Additionally, it can even out differences in our so-called ‘cultural capital’ – it can make people more equal in terms of their cultural lives.

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On a Common Culture
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Brian Russell Graham
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-02-25 - Publisher: John Hunt Publishing

In the United Kingdom, the notion of a common culture has always been suggestive of a national culture which is accessible to all and provides various kinds of benefits to all, including participation in national cultural life. Brian Russell Graham's exploration of the theme aims to clarify how we might
Un/common Cultures
Language: en
Pages: 356
Authors: Kamala Visweswaran
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-28 - Publisher: Duke University Press

In Un/common Cultures, Kamala Visweswaran develops an incisive critique of the idea of culture at the heart of anthropology, describing how it lends itself to culturalist assumptions. She holds that the new culturalism—the idea that cultural differences are definitive, and thus divisive—produces a view of “uncommon cultures” defined by relations
Re-imagining Cultural Studies
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Andrew Milner
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-06-12 - Publisher: SAGE

'His wealth of scholarship and sharp insights make this a very fine book indeed. It is probably the fullest statement of Raymond Williams's enduring influence upon cultural studies' - Jim McGuigan, University of Loughborough 'An accessible, engaging book' - TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies This important book traces the
The SAGE Dictionary of Cultural Studies
Language: en
Pages: 211
Authors: Chris Barker
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-06-09 - Publisher: SAGE

Contains over 200 entries on key concepts and theorists of cultural studies.
A Glossary of Literary and Cultural Theory
Language: en
Pages: 342
Authors: Peter Brooker
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-08 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Glossary of Literary and Cultural Theory provides researchers and students with an up-to-date guide through the vibrant and changing debates in Literary and Cultural Studies. In a field where meanings are frequently complex and ambiguous, this text is remarkable for its clarity and usefulness. This third edition includes 17