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COMMON CULTURE By Paul E. Willis

COMMON CULTURE
by Paul E. Willis

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Based on research into the cultural life of young people today, this book will be of interest to students of culture and society and for those involved in the making and implementation of cultural policy and in the education of the young.
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COMMON CULTURE by Paul E. Willis

The institutions and practices, genres and terms of high art are currently categories of exclusion more than of inclusion. They have no real connection with most young people or their lives. But there is a symbolic creativity in everyday life, everyday activity and expression - even if it is sometimes invisible, looked down upon or spurned. Young people are all the time expressing or attempting to express something about their actual or potential cultural significance. This is the realm of living common culture. This book, based on research into the cultural life of young people today, will be interesting reading for students of culture and society, for those involved in the making and implementation of cultural policy and in the education of the young, and indeed for anyone concerned about the future of our society.

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Table of Contents


Music and symbolic creativity; symbolic work on the TV screen; symbolic work and creativity in style and fashion; informal life and symbolic creativity.

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GOR003294893
COMMON CULTURE by Paul E. Willis
Paul E. Willis
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Open University Press
1990-05-01
176
0335094317
9780335094318
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