Biculturalism and cultural diversity

MOSS, Linda (2005). Biculturalism and cultural diversity. International Journal of Cultural Policy, 11 (2), 187-197.

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Abstract

A comparison of approaches to biculturalism in New Zealand and cultural diversity in the UK reveals that both countries use policy in ways that are aspirational and prescriptive rather than merely supportive of cultural practice. Hybrid culture, producing influential and acclaimed work in the field, is largely ignored in policy in favour of support for distinct minorities. The reasons for this are explored through a brief comparative survey of the history, development and current political purpose of cultural policy in both countries, and contrasts are made with current cultural practice and with the social and economic status of minorities in each country.

Item Type: Article
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Art and Design Research Centre
Identification Number: 10.1080/10286630500198195
Depositing User: Hilary Ridgway
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2011 09:36
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2011 09:36
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/3379

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