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Intellectuals and policy analysts might appear to inhabit two different worlds. Intellectuals aspire to articulate issues of universal concern; policy analysts attend to the detail of specific measures and programmes. How far do these common assumptions match up to reality? What happens when intellectuals engage with cultural institutions and the machinery of government? And how far is cultural policy connected to a history of ideas? The essays brought together here attempt to answer these questions. From the English Romantics to Lenin's wife, from Plato to Herbert Schiller, this book offers new insights into how intellectuals from Europe, Canada and North America have sought over time to assert their cultural values in public life.
Dr Jeremy Ahearne is Reader in the Department of French Studies at the University of Warwick. Professor Oliver Bennett is the Director of the Centre for Cultural Policy Studies at the University of Warwick.
Introduction 1. Oliver Bennett: Intellectuals, Romantics and Cultural Policy 4. Charles Acland: Harold Innis, Cultural Policy and Residual Media 5. Bill Buxton: Fernand Dumont and the Vicissitudes of Cultural Policy in Quebec 6. Jim McGuigan: Richard Hoggart - Public Intellectual 8. Eleonora Belfiore: The Unacknowledged Legacy: Plato, the Republic and Cultural Policy 11. Laurie Koloski: The Urge to Judge: Intellectuals and Communism in Postwar Poland, Past and Present 13. Jeremy Ahearne: Public Intellectuals and Cultural Policy in France 14. David Looseley: Intellectuals and Cultural Policy in France: Antoine Hennion and the sociology of music
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