Capitalizing On Culture

Author: Shane Gunster
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9780802036933
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Building on the work of Theodor Adorno and Walter Benjamin, Capitalizing on Culture presents an innovative, accessible, and timely exploration of critical theory in a cultural landscape dominated by capital.

Capitalizing On Culture

Author: Catherine Gurba
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This Resourcebook is based on the assumption that all students can be motived
to learn and that all students need to feel that their cultural background is
accepted and valued. Cultural traits which may seem to be in conflict with
learning success can be identified and strategies can be applied which capitalize
on those same traits and lead to effective learning outcomes. The Resourcebook
is submitted with full appreciation of the dedication and abilities of community
education ...

Festivals And The Cultural Public Sphere

Author: Gerard Delanty
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136738584
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Capitalizing on culture In 2003 Liverpool beat five other short-listed cities to be
nominated as Britain's contender for the title of the European Union's 'Capital of
Culture' for 2008. The director of National Museums Liverpool, Dr David Fleming,
welcomed the win – ratified by the European Union in 2004 – as providing
Liverpool with the opportunity to create 'the finest city museum service in Europe',
and, as a direct corollary, the circumstance that the city could now expect 'more ...

Imagineering Cultural Vienna

Author: Johannes Suitner
Publisher: transcript Verlag
ISBN: 3839429781
Size: 41.15 MB
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The book unveils how simplistic cognitive interpretations of culture not only define an unquestioned, reductionist idea of the city's cultural character - it also explains how these imaginaries influence the recent urban development ...

Managing The Knowledge Culture

Author: Philip Robert Harris
Publisher: Human Resource Development
ISBN: 9780874258592
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Our book has two not-too-hidden agendas: First, to propose that in a knowledge
culture, capitalizing on human assets is the responsibility of every executive,
manager, and supervisor. This implies that HR professionals must undergo self-
renewal so as to broaden their perspectives and roles. Human resource
management and development needs to move into the corporate mainstream. In
a knowledge culture, developing human potential should become a central
concern of every ...

The Culture Of Military Innovation

Author: Dima Adamsky
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804773807
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However, it seeks to show the persuasive plausibility of the causal mechanism
and to improve scholarly understanding of the relationship between culture and
military innovations, capitalizing on the intellectual history of the recent RMA.
Using comparative and contrasting cases, this study produces more credible
evidence for the influence of cultural factors than can an example in which only
one society is being considered. It focuses on the fundamental strategic
narratives and ...

Culture Is Our Weapon

Author: Patrick Neate
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101195789
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Capitalizing. on. capitalism. In his book The Mystery of Capital105 (subtitled “Why
Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else”), controversial
Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto makes the following argument.
Conventional wisdom, he says, suggests that developing nations ...

Cities Of Culture

Author: Deborah Stevenson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134084358
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Culture now has a prominent place on the urban policy and re-profiling agendas
of cities around the world. Indeed, city-based cultural planning concerned with
fostering, and frequently capitalizing on, creativity in all its guises has emerged
as a significant local policy initiative – shorthand for innovation, imagination and
creativity – while the notion of the 'creative city' has become a city imaging cliché.
Not only has the proliferation of local-focused blueprints for cultural planning/
creative ...