The Politics of Cultural Work

  • Mark Banks

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Mark Banks
    Pages 1-15
  3. Mark Banks
    Pages 41-68
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    Pages 69-93
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    Pages 125-155
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    Pages 156-187
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 188-228

About this book


Through a wide-ranging study of labour in the cultural industries, this book critically evaluates how various sociological traditions - including critical theory, governmentality and liberal-democratic approaches - have sought to theorize the creative cultural worker, in art, music, media and design-based occupations.


critical theory Design Moral occupations politics sociology Tradition

Authors and affiliations

  • Mark Banks
    • 1
  1. 1.The Open UniversityUK

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