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Dependencia meets gentle nationalism

Miller, T. (2015) Dependencia meets gentle nationalism. Cultural Studies, 29 (4). pp. 515-526.

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The dominant historiography of Australian cultural studies assumes that the south-east of the country, where its major population centres are located, is crucial to the field's formation. That account also problematizes nationalism. This article offers a counter-narrative, based in dependencia theory. It argues for the centrality to cultural studies of two peripheral cities in Australia where Graeme Turner made his mark, and of his particular contribution, ‘gentle nationalism’.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Arts
Publisher: Routledge as part of the Taylor and Francis Group
Copyright: 2015 Taylor & Francis
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