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Northern Ireland’s Ministry of Culture is going to meet its maker. It will cease to be. It is no more by Steven Hadley

In 2004, when I was still a PhD student, I published a chapter of my thesis with the title ‘Auditing Culture: The subsidised cultural sector in the New Public Management’. In the article, I critiqued the pressures that the new systems of auditing and performance measurements that the New Labour administration had introduced in the […]

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This is a blog and online resource curated by Dr Eleonora Belfiore of the University of Warwick. It aims to provide a platform for exploration and discussion of 'cultural value' for researchers, cultural administrators, creative practitioners, policy makers, the general public and all those who believe that we need a refreshed debate on the place of the arts and culture in society which does not rely on economic value as a proxy for cultural value.

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