By Kjerstin Aukrust
Assigning Cultural Values is a suite of 13 essays concentrating on the research of cultural worth in gentle of aestheticization or aesthetic practices. Reflecting the culmination of the examine Council of Norway’s accomplished programme for cultural study (KULVER), this anthology experiences cultural phenomena now not as static dimensions, yet quite as components keen on negotiations and exchanges. by means of interpreting the procedures within which aestheticization is in demand, the participants express how the experience-based, relational, and perceptual features of assigning cultural values come into concentration. all of the essays bargains particular views at the worth given to diversified cultural phenomena, by way of concentrating on their traditionally changeable points, their reciprocal relationships, and their connection to social contexts and gear. Drawing on case reviews from the fields of cultural heritage, aesthetics, literature, movie, gender stories, artwork heritage and concept, layout historical past, and museology, the gathering presents a wide-ranging and multifaceted research of the way the project of cultural values is modified, displaced, transferred, and purchased, and should hence curiosity all researchers and scholars in the box of humanities.
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