Ghosts In the Machine: Women and Cultural Policy in Canada and Australia

November 1, 1998|
Ghosts In the Machine: Women and Cultural Policy in Canada and Australia by Alison Beale
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Ghosts in the Machine provides a feminist analysis of cultural policy in Australia and Canada in the context of these countries'' post-colonial histories, "modernization," and recent moves toward deregulation and privatization in the cultural sector. Australian and Canadian artists, arts administrators, community activists and researchers bring their own experience to bear on the relationship of gender to cultural planning, new media technologies, arts markets and women''s careers, anti-racism, and official nationalism.

Contributors include Jennifer Barrett, Alison Beale, Monika Kin Gagnon, Annette Van Den Bosch, Elizabeth Gertsakis, Barbara Godard, Patricia Gillard, Andrea Hull, Brenda Longfellow, Andra McCartney and Deborah Stevenson.

Alison Beale is an Associate Professor in the School of Communications at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver. Annette Van Den Bosch is an art historian with a Ph.D in Fine Arts from the University of Sydney. She is the Director of Graduate Programs in Arts Administration at the National Centre for Australian Studies, Monash University,...
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Title:Ghosts In the Machine: Women and Cultural Policy in Canada and Australia
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:252 pages, 9.01 X 6.01 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:252 pages, 9.01 X 6.01 X 0.68 in
Published:November 1, 1998
Publisher:University of Toronto Press, Higher Education Division
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780920059296

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