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“La fin des cultures nationales ? Les politiques culturelles à l’épreuve de la diversité,” edited by Lluís Bonet and Emmanuel Négrier

Éditions La Découverte recently published a work entitled “La fin des cultures nationales ? Les politiques culturelles à l’épreuve de la diversité.” The book, edited by Lluís Bonet and Emmanuel Négrier, includes contributions by specialists from eight counties.

The book is divided into two main parts. The first addresses “globalization, identity, and culture.” It includes the following contributions:

  • Culture and difference: the challenges of multiculturalism, by Tony Bennett
  • Constructing local imagination and cultural identity in the context of globalization, by Mónica Lacarrieu
  • Globalization and identity, by Joan Subirats
  • Cultural policy and the process of globalization in cultural industries, by Xavier Cubeles
  • Diversity and cultural rights: challenges facing the UNESCO convention, by Antoine Leonetti

The theme of the second chapter is “concrete cultural diversity.” It includes the following texts:

  • Cultural policies and diversity in the United Kingdom, by François Mtarasso
  • The culture of cultural diversity: The situation in the Netherlands, by Eltje Bos and Cas Smithuijsen
  • Multiculturalism and cultural policy, by Ilda Curti and Luca dal Pozzolo
  • Immigration and cultural policy in Catalonia, by Jordi Caïs Fontanella and Joan Manuel García Jorba
  • Proactive multiculturalism, by Martin Hopenhayn
  • Culture and diversity: A comparison between France and Spain and political scales, by Emmanuel Négrier

Lluís Bonet and Emmanuel Négrier wrote a general treatise addressing “the end of national cultures?”

Lluís Bonet is an economics professor at the University of Barcelona. His works include a book about cultural policy in Spain written in collaboration with Emmanuel Négrier and published in 2007 by Khartala in Paris.

Emmanuel Négrier is a CNRS researcher in political science working at Centre d’études politiques de l’Europe latine in Montpellier. His works include a book about cultural policy in Spain written in collaboration with Lluís Bonet and published in 2007 by Khartala in Paris.

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