Building on previous modules on the MA Cultural Policy and Management, this elective explores key issues within contemporary UK cultural policy. The module is structured around a central narrative of public policy, culture and identity in modernity. Th...
Background information, lecture schedules, assignment details and reading lists for Dr O'Brien's 2011-12 module in Contemporary UK Cultural Policy.
Slides from Dr O'Brien's final lecture on contemporary UK cultural policy.
The conclusion to the course is a discussion of Coalition cultural policy. Coalition policy is compared with New Labour’s approach and similarities and differences are suggested. The need to deal with the financial crisis is show to be the dominant frame for Coalition policy, creating the...