Cultures of Anyone :

Moreno-Caballud, Luis.

Cultures of Anyone : Studies on Cultural Democratization in the Spanish Neoliberal Crisis. - 1st ed. - 1 online resource (320 pages) - Contemporary Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures LUP Ser. . - Contemporary Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures LUP Ser. .

Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- PART I Cultural and Neoliberal 'Modernization' -- 1 Cultural Aspects of the Neoliberal Crisis: Genealogies of a Fractured Legitimacy -- 1.1. Crisis of a Hierarchical, Individualistic Cultural Model -- 1.2. Enlightened Gardeners, or, the Power of Knowledge -- 1.3. 'Transplanting People': Capitalist Modernization and Francoist Technocracy -- 1.4. Pedagogy of 'Normalization' and Cultural Elites -- 2 'Standardizing' from Above: Experts, Intellectuals, and Culture Bubble -- 2.1. Experts in Something and Experts in Everything: The Two Pillars of the Culture of the Transition -- 2.2. Men Who Smoke and Men Who Drink (or, Culture, that Modern Invention) -- 2.3. The Engineer's Great Style: A Depoliticized Aesthetic Modernity -- 2.4. 'Normalization,' Deactivation, and Culture Bubble in the CT -- 3 Arrested Modernities: The Popular Cultures that Could Have Been -- 3.1. Arrested Modernities I: A Culture Rooted in Tradition Faces the Transition -- 3.2. Words in the Kitchen: Subsistence Cultures and Productivist Cultures -- 3.3. Arrested Modernities II: Postwar Cultures and Creative Consumption -- PART II Cultural Democratizations -- 4 Internet Cultures as Collaborative Creation of Value -- 4.1. Genealogies and Contradictions of Digital Cultures -- 4.2. Unpaid Work and Creation of Value on the Internet -- 4.3. The Pleasure of Doing, and Telling What One Does: Self-Representation of Internet Cultures -- 4.4. Two Overlapping yet Clashing Value Systems -- 5 Combining the Abilities of all the Anyones: The 15M Movement and its Mutations -- 5.1. Anyone's Word and the Expert's Word: An Alliance -- 5.2. Sustaining the Plaza and Beyond: Towards a New Cultural Power -- 5.3. Conflict of Authorities: Intellectuals, Mass Media, and the 15M Climate. 5.4. 'The Boxer and the Fly': Nomadism and Sustainability after the Plazas -- 6 Towards More Democratic Cultural Institutions? -- 6.1. The Self-Managed Culture in its Life Spaces -- 6.2. Under the Ambiguous Umbrella of the Public Sector -- 6.3. Between Institution and Experimentation: Why Hasn't There Been a Marea de la Cultura? -- 6.4. 'Making Us Be': The Question of Forms of (Self-)Representation -- Epilogue: Cultures of Anyone: A Proposal for Encounters -- Works Cited -- Index.

This book focuses on the rise of sharing and collaboration practices among peers in Spanish digital cultures and social movements in the wake of Spain's financial meltdown of 2008.

9781781382035


Democracy--Spain--History--21st century.


Electronic books.

JN8341.M68 2015eb

306.2/0946