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Immigration and climate change might just matter more than getting that next grant

Miller, T. (2020) Immigration and climate change might just matter more than getting that next grant. European Journal of Cultural Studies .

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1177/1367549420957343
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Abstract

Why has cultural studies had little impact on right-wing populism’s assault on immigration and climate science? I suggest that this failure lies in three tendencies: first, a continued if increasingly cliché sunny optimism about the popular; second, the priority accorded to getting grants, which depoliticizes so much work; and third, an embrace of creative-industries discourse. The first tendency supposedly gives a link to our origins; the second, to legitimacy; and the third, to relevance. All render us ill-equipped to deal with contemporary and future crises.

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: Creative Media, Arts and Design
Publisher: Sage Publications
Copyright: © 2020 by SAGE Publications
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/57904
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