Figuring Lacan: Criticism and the Cultural Unconscious by Juliet Flower MacCannell

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One is the theory of values adhered to by positivism, a theory that underhes its value neutrality and the dichotomy of facts and values in the process of policy inquiry. 4 As subjective commitments, therefore, value judgments contain no truth content that can be verified by scientific inquiry. " Another issue surrounding the practice of policy analysis as science is its place within democratic politics. Many theorists have portrayed the role of the policy sciences in a democracy in almost visionary terms.

Pankratz and Valerie B. , The Future of the Arts: Public Policy and Arts Research (New York: Praeger, 1990), p. 211. 53. See Richard A. Peterson, "From Impresario to Arts Administrator: Formal Accountability in Cultural Organizations," in Paul J. , Nonprofit Enterprise in the Arts: Studies in Mission and Constraint (New York: Oxford University Press, 1986). 54. See, for example, Kevin V. Mulcahy, "The Rationale for Pubhc Culture," in Kevin V. Mulcahy and C. , Public Policy and the Arts (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1982); and Dick Netzer, The Subsidized Muse: Public Support for the Arts in the United States (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1978).

45. 24. Raymond Wilhams, "Culture and Civilization," p. 275. 25. Ibid. 26. For a discussion of this feature of the concept "art," see Morris Weitz, The Opening Mind (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977). 27. Richard Pratte, Pluralism in Education: Conflict, Clarity, and Commitment (Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas, 1979), p. 149. 28. Ibid. 29. , p. 150. 30. Talcott Parsons, "Some Theoretical Considerations on the Nature and Trends of Change of Ethnicity," in Nathan Glazer and Daniel P.

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