Commitment and Complicity in Cultural Theory and Practice

  • Begüm Özden Fırat
  • Sarah De Mul
  • Sonja van Wichelen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction: Commitment and Complicity

    1. Begüm Özden Fırat, Sarah De Mul, Sonja van Wichelen
      Pages 1-20
  3. Rethinking Commitment

  4. Commitment and Complicity in the Production of Knowledge

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
    2. Mieke Bal
      Pages 120-136
  5. Putting Complicity to Work

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 195-197

About this book


An international line-up of scholars examines the role of the intellectual in the twenty-first century, looking at the gap between contemporary cultural theory and cultural practice, and asking whether knowledge and methodologies in the humanities can intervene in everyday politics and vice-versa.


aesthetics Australia bibliography education Islam knowledge Middle East politics

Editors and affiliations

  • Begüm Özden Fırat
    • 1
  • Sarah De Mul
    • 2
  • Sonja van Wichelen
    • 3
  1. 1.Mimar Sinan Fine Arts UniversityIstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.University of LeuvenBelgium
  3. 3.Center for Cultural SociologyYale UniversityUSA

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