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Neoliberal Culture

  • Authors

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Jim McGuigan
      Pages 1-5
  3. Prologue

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Jim McGuigan
      Pages 9-28
  4. Capitalist Cool

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 29-29
    2. Jim McGuigan
      Pages 31-45
    3. Jim McGuigan
      Pages 46-62
    4. Jim McGuigan
      Pages 63-83
  5. Culture, Society and the Self

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. Jim McGuigan
      Pages 87-101
    3. Jim McGuigan
      Pages 102-116
    4. Jim McGuigan
      Pages 117-135
  6. Cultural Policy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 137-137
    2. Jim McGuigan
      Pages 139-149
    3. Jim McGuigan
      Pages 150-162
    4. Jim McGuigan
      Pages 163-180
  7. Coda

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 181-181
    2. Jim McGuigan
      Pages 183-201
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 202-249

About this book


Neoliberal Culture presents a critical analysis of the impact of the global free-market - the hegemony of which has been described elsewhere by the author as 'a short counter-revolution' - on the arts, media and everyday life since the 1970s.


cultural policy culture media society global free-market

About the authors

Jim McGuigan is a leading exponent of a critical approach to cultural analysis that is relevant to urgent public issues of policy. He has published several books and a great many articles on a wide range of contemporary topics in the arts and communications. He is also a visual artist.

Bibliographic information


"Ever a master of compelling and detailed critique, here Jim McGuigan completes the work he started with Cool Capitalism. Neoliberal civilisation is sharply dissected and displayed for analysis this book is a must-read and will shape the debate to come." Monica Sassatelli, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK