Public Money and the Muse: Essays on Government Funding for the Arts

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780393961355: Public Money and the Muse: Essays on Government Funding for the Arts

Assesses the controversy of artistic freedom versus pornography, and looks at the questions it raises about the uneasy relations between government and the arts it supports.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From Library Journal:

The essays in this collection examine the history of government support for the arts. Whether the government should aid the arts is not addressed, but the book delves into topics ranging from artistic freedom to the decentralization of arts funding. The opening chapter, written by political scientist Milton C. Cummings Jr., presents a useful overview showing that recent controversies like those concerning Robert Mapplethorpe have historical precedent. Academics in a wide range of disciplines, including anthropology, arts administration, and sociology, closely examine the genuine controversies within a broad spectrum of issues: the kinds of art education children should receive, how government can effectively support individual artists, the implications of providing more federal art funds to the states, and whether government should help achieve cultural democracy. Overall, a lucid presentation on a timely subject. Highly recommended for most li* braries.
- Gary D. Barber, SUNY at Fredonia Lib.
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Benedict, Stephen
Published by W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN 10: 0393961354 ISBN 13: 9780393961355
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Nerd
(Port chester, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description W. W. Norton & Company. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0393961354. Bookseller Inventory # DZ-N9N7-TZQG

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 13.98
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

S Benedict
Published by W. W. Norton & Co.
ISBN 10: 0393961354 ISBN 13: 9780393961355
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description W. W. Norton & Co. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Bookseller Inventory # B9780393961355

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 11.43
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.26
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

BENEDICT,STEPHEN
Published by WW Norton Publishers
ISBN 10: 0393961354 ISBN 13: 9780393961355
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description WW Norton Publishers. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0393961354

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 19.79
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Stephen Benedict
Published by W W Norton & Co Inc (1991)
ISBN 10: 0393961354 ISBN 13: 9780393961355
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description W W Norton & Co Inc, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition edition. 288 pages. 8.25x5.50x1.00 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __0393961354

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 15.83
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 8.00
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

S Benedict
Published by W.W. Norton and Company 1991-07-25, New York (1991)
ISBN 10: 0393961354 ISBN 13: 9780393961355
New paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description W.W. Norton and Company 1991-07-25, New York, 1991. paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780393961355

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 16.47
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 8.00
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Stephen Benedict
Published by W W Norton & Co Inc (1991)
ISBN 10: 0393961354 ISBN 13: 9780393961355
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description W W Norton & Co Inc, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0393961354

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 26.07
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Stephen Benedict
Published by W W Norton & Co Inc (Np) (1991)
ISBN 10: 0393961354 ISBN 13: 9780393961355
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description W W Norton & Co Inc (Np), 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0393961354

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 24.48
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Benedict, Stephen
Published by W. W. Norton & Company (1991)
ISBN 10: 0393961354 ISBN 13: 9780393961355
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description W. W. Norton & Company, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110393961354

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 38.22
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Benedict, Stephen
Published by W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN 10: 0393961354 ISBN 13: 9780393961355
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description W. W. Norton & Company. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0393961354 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1066227

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 59.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds