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In Due Course: The Government Decides

James Herbert

in Creating the AHRC: An Arts and Humanities Research Council for the United Kingdom in the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264294
eISBN:
9780191734335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264294.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses how the government agreed to the commitment of establishing an Arts and Humanities Research Council. Following the achievement, aspiration, and resistance in the early years of ... More


The mainstream and the movement

Tom Woodin

in Working-class writing and publishing in the late-twentieth century: Literature, culture and community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719091117
eISBN:
9781526139023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091117.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Working class writing workshops were infused with a sectarian spirit of being alternative and they actively challenged elitism in favour of a participatory ethic. A national debate flared up over the ... More


The Cultural Resort of Europe: The Creation of the Festival, c. 1944–1947

Angela Bartie

in The Edinburgh Festivals: Culture and Society in Post-war Britain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748670307
eISBN:
9780748689293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670307.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter covers the origins of the Edinburgh International Festival of Music and Drama, placing it firmly within the cultural and social context of the immediate post-war society. It considers ... More


The British symphony orchestra and the Arts Council of Great Britain: Examining the Orchestra in its Economic and Institutional Environments

Benjamin Wolf

in Global Perspectives on Orchestras: Collective Creativity and Social Agency

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199352227
eISBN:
9780199352258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199352227.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores the relationship between British symphony orchestras and the Arts Council of Great Britain. Combining archival research with institutional sociology and cultural economics, it ... More


Collective Responsibilities: The Arts Council, Community Arts and the Music Industry in Ireland

Rob Strachan and Marion Leonard

in The Business of Music

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235286
eISBN:
9781846312717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235286.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the results of a study of the music industry in Dublin to highlight the social value of ‘grassroots’ music-making. It considers how various forms and practices of popular music ... More


Unfriended, Unprotected, and Alone: The New D’Oyly Carte, 1988–2003

Ian Bradley

in Oh Joy! Oh Rapture!: The Enduring Phenomenon of Gilbert and Sullivan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195328943
eISBN:
9780199851256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328943.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

The old D'Oyly Carte company survived for 107 years, its successor for just fifteen before announcing in May 2003 that it was ceasing performing for the foreseeable future. For most of that time, it ... More


The political background to arts in health

Daisy Fancourt

in Arts in Health: Designing and researching interventions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198792079
eISBN:
9780191834455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792079.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

In recent decades, there has been an increasing number of national policy and strategy papers discussing arts in health in countries around the world. Some of this activity has been driven by ... More


Spinning Out Early Music

Nick Wilson

in The Art of Re-enchantment: Making Early Music in the Modern Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199939930
eISBN:
9780199369775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939930.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, History, Western

Chapter 7 begins Part III of the book, as interest shifts to explain what is involved in making Early Music work. The chapter cautions against a limited appreciation of the types of ‘knowledge’ ... More


Funding Literary Enterprise and Publishing in Ireland

Gillian McIntosh

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume V: The Irish Book in English, 1891-2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199249114
eISBN:
9780191803383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199249114.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the evolution and development of state financial support for publishing in the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland from World War II to the close of the twentieth century. ... More


The Production Funds

Gillian Doyle

in The Rise and Fall of the Uk Film Council

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748698233
eISBN:
9781474416122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698233.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines how the UK Film Council managed and organised the allocation of public funds for film production, after taking over the administration of Lottery funding from the Arts Council ... More


High Noon for the New Right—Resurgence or Retreat? 1983–1989

Kenneth O Morgan

in The People’s Peace: British History 1945-1989

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198227649
eISBN:
9780191678769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227649.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Margaret Thatcher's second term was characterized by increasing radicalism through policies such as the privatization of industries and utilities and the reversal of corporatism. Supply-side ... More


Economy and Authenticity in Daljit Nagra’s Look We Have Coming to Dover! and Gautam Malkani’s Londonstani

Sarah Brouillette

in Literature and the Creative Economy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789486
eISBN:
9780804792431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789486.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter suggests that minority writers have been struggling with the connection between their work and the cultural diversity initiatives that aim to expand the creative economy. In Daljit ... More


Introduction: The Constitution of the Criminal Law

R A Duff, Lindsay Farmer, S E Marshall, Massimo Renzo, and Victor Tadros

in The Constitution of the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673872
eISBN:
9780191752032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673872.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This volume is the third of a series of collections arising from an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)-funded project on criminalization. It contains revised versions of papers discussed at ... More


‘Calling Myself a Writer’

Marilynn Richtarik

in Stewart Parker: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199695034
eISBN:
9780191803765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199695034.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter indicates that in the late 1966, Jamie Stewart Parker and his wife, Kate Ireland, returned to Belfast. Homesickness led Stewart to choose Belfast over London as the place to embark his ... More


Worlds of possibilities: 1946–1955

John Williamson and Martin Cloonan

in Players' work time: A history of the British Musicians' Union, 1893â2013

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784991326
eISBN:
9781526120786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991326.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the development of the music industries (including broadcasting) and the MU in the ten years post 1945. A 1946 survey of musicians is reported. The working practices of ... More


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