The desire for cultural studies

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The essay by Tejaswini Niranjana that opens the volume sets out some of the rich implications for thinking about the potentials of disciplinarity as well as institution-building that follow when we take seriously the variable historical formation of institutions in which “the culture question” is asked.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCreativity and academic activism : instituting cultural studies
PublisherDuke University Press; Hong Kong University Press
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9781932643206
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • academics
  • bureaucratic system
  • community art work
  • culture
  • institutionalization work


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