author={Graeme Turner},
  journal={Cultural Studies},
  pages={685 - 699}
This essay tests the claims made by some versions of convergence culture to be the next step forward for Cultural Studies. It does this by examining the teaching programmes that have been generated by various formations of convergence culture: programmes in new media studies, creative industries and digital media studies. The results of this examination are cause for concern: most of these programmes appear to have surrendered the space won for Cultural Studies in the university curriculum in… 
Rethinking ‘Rethinking Convergence/Culture’
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Since the 1980s, there has been an increasingly fertile cross-over between 'alternative' arts practice and popular culture industries. Yet this cross-over between what Pierre Bourdieu called the
Halcyon Daze: cultural studies’ crisis narratives and the imagined ends of a discipline
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Participations: Dialogues on the Participatory Promise of Contemporary Culture and Politics — Introduction
One of our goals in launching the International Journal of Communication, in addition to demonstrating the viability of non-commercial open access scholarly publication at the highest level, was to
Intermediaries and Imaginaries in the Cultural and Creative Industries
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Creative labour and graduate outcomes: implications for higher education and cultural policy
One of the principal ways that cultural and higher education policy and practice intersect is over a shared concern with the supply of talent and its employability and career sustainability. This
Cultural policy, creative clusters and the complexity of higher education: notes from the case of Enjmin in Angoulême, France
This paper looks at the interplay between ‘creative industries’ and ‘cultural policy’ in France. We analyse how university stakeholder communities in the field of elite vocational training schools
Building Political Economic Literacy in an Unexpected Place
How important is it for journalism, media, public relations and communication studies students more generally to acquire literacy in political economy? How possible is it for this to happen while
From policy to curriculum: drivers of the growth in creative industries courses in the UK and Australia
  • T. Flew
  • Political Science, Economics
    Creative Industries Journal
  • 2019
Abstract A striking feature of the 2010s has been significant growth in the number of creative industries courses being offered worldwide, seemingly independently of the fortunes of creative
Beyond the Creative Campus: Reflections on the evolving relationship between higher education and the creative economy
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This paper presents a rationale for distinguishing between notions of cultural and creative industries which has implications for theory, industry and policy analysis. I do this from the standpoint
Creative industries: a new direction?
This paper looks at the work of the ARC Centre for Creative Industries and Innovation at Queensland University of Technology. They have attempted to deal with some of the definitional and policy
Ordinary People and the Media: The Demotic Turn
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‘The Future is an Open Future.’ Cultural Studies at the End of the ‘Long Twentieth Century’ and the Beginning of the ‘Chinese Century.’
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Inside Culture: Re-Imagining the Method of Cultural Studies; Understanding Culture: Cultural Studies, Order, Ordering
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Inside Culture: Re-imagining the Method of Cultural Studies
General Introduction - Paul du Gay, Jessica Evans and Peter Redman PART ONE: THE SUBJECT OF LANGUAGE, IDEOLOGY AND DISCOURSE Introduction - Peter Redman Who Needs 'Identity'? - Stuart Hall Ideology
The Myth of Digital Democracy
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