The Cultural Politics of Austerity: Past and Present in Austere Times by R. BramallThe Cultural Politics of Austerity: Past and Present in Austere Times by R. Bramall

The Cultural Politics of Austerity: Past and Present in Austere Times

byR. Bramall

Hardcover | October 31, 2013

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This timely book examines austerity's conflicted meanings, from austerity chic and anti-austerity protest to economic and eco-austerity. Bramall's compelling text explores the presence and persuasiveness of the past, developing a new approach to the historical in contemporary cultural politics.
Rebecca Bramall teaches media and cultural studies in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Brighton, UK.
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Title:The Cultural Politics of Austerity: Past and Present in Austere TimesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:178 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.49 inPublished:October 31, 2013Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230360475

ISBN - 13:9780230360471

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Table of Contents

Contents List of Figures Acknowledgements 1. Introduction: Austere times 2. On being 'inside' austerity: austerity chic, consumer culture and anti-austerity protest 3. The past in the present: history, memory, ideology and discourse 4. Dig for victory! Eco-austerity, sustainability and new historical subjectivities 5. The state of austerity: governance, welfare and the people 6. Turning back time: feminism, domesticity and austere femininities 7. Afterword: austerity and after Notes Bibliography Index