The Cultural Politics of Austerity

Past and Present in Austere Times
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ISBN-13:
9781137313812
Einband:
eBook
Seiten:
178
Autor:
R. Bramall
Serie:
Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies
eBook Typ:
PDF
eBook Format:
eBook
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

This timely book examines austerity's conflicted meanings, from austerity chic and anti-austerity protest to economic and eco-austerity. Bramall's compelling text explores the presence and persuasiveness of the past, developing a new approach to the historical in contemporary cultural politics.
Contents List of Figures Acknowledgements 1. Introduction: Austere times 2. On being 'inside' austerity: austerity chic, consumer culture and anti-austerity protest 3. The past in the present: history, memory, ideology and discourse 4. Dig for victory! Eco-austerity, sustainability and new historical subjectivities 5. The state of austerity: governance, welfare and the people 6. Turning back time: feminism, domesticity and austere femininities 7. Afterword: austerity and after Notes Bibliography Index
This timely book examines austerity's conflicted meanings, from austerity chic and anti-austerity protest to economic and eco-austerity. Bramall's compelling text explores the presence and persuasiveness of the past, developing a new approach to the historical in contemporary cultural politics.

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