The Festivalization of Culture by Jodie Taylor,Andy Bennett

By Jodie Taylor,Andy Bennett

The Festivalization of tradition explores the hyperlinks among numerous neighborhood and worldwide cultures, groups, identities and way of life narratives as they're either built and skilled within the competition context. Drawing on a variety of case experiences from Australia and Europe, fairs are tested as websites for the functionality and critique of way of life, id and cultural politics; as autos for the mobilization and cementation of neighborhood and worldwide groups; and as spatio-temporal occasions that motivate and be certain that means in people's lives. Investigating the style during which gala's are not any longer purely periodic, cultural, spiritual or old occasions inside groups, yet particularly a well-liked potential by which voters eat and adventure tradition, this publication additionally sheds mild at the expanding range of latest societies and the function performed by means of fairs as websites of solidarity, cultural critique and social mobility. As such, this e-book should be of curiosity to these operating in components comparable to the sociology, intake and commodification of tradition, social and cultural geography, anthropology, cultural experiences and renowned song studies.

Show description

Read Online or Download The Festivalization of Culture PDF

Best popular culture books

Smart Ball: Marketing the Myth and Managing the Reality of Major League Baseball

Clever Ball follows significant League Baseball's heritage as a game, a household monopoly, a neocolonial strength, and a world company. MLB's problem has been to marketplace its renowned mythology because the nationwide hobby with pastoral, populist roots whereas addressing the administration demanding situations of competing with different activities and diversions in a burgeoning worldwide economic system.

Generation Z: Zombies, Popular Culture and Educating Youth (Cultural Studies and Transdisciplinarity in Education)

This e-book argues that the mythic determine of the zombie, so conventional and robust in modern tradition, presents the chance to discover convinced social types – similar to ‘childhood’ and ‘school’, ‘class’ and ‘family’ – that so deeply underpin academic coverage and perform as to be rendered invisible.

The Festivalization of Culture

The Festivalization of tradition explores the hyperlinks among a variety of neighborhood and international cultures, groups, identities and way of life narratives as they're either developed and skilled within the pageant context. Drawing on quite a lot of case experiences from Australia and Europe, gala's are tested as websites for the functionality and critique of way of life, identification and cultural politics; as autos for the mobilization and cementation of neighborhood and worldwide groups; and as spatio-temporal occasions that motivate and confirm that means in people's lives.

Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of Higher Education (Routledge International Handbooks)

This can be the 1st guide to hide the sociological ways to better schooling. it's well timed due to international expansions of mass greater academic structures, in particular as those structures come lower than scrutiny by means of numerous stakeholders. Questions are being raised concerning the price of conventional pedagogies in addition to demands potency, responsibility and cost-reduction, yet primarily task education.

Extra info for The Festivalization of Culture

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.26 of 5 – based on 41 votes