The Ethics of Cultural Appropriation

Editor(s): James O. Young, Conrad G. Brunk

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Year: 2009

Genre: Philosophy

320 pages

The Ethics of Cultural Appropriation undertakes a comprehensive and systematic investigation of the moral and aesthetic questions that arise from the practice of cultural appropriation.

Explores cultural appropriation in a wide variety of contexts, among them the arts and archaeology, museums, and religion
Questions whether cultural appropriation is always morally objectionable
Includes research that is equally informed by empirical knowledge and general normative theory
Provides a coherent and authoritative perspective gained by the collaboration of philosophers and specialists in the field who all participated in this unique research project

Note: Coast Salish artist lessLIE provides both an artist statement and cover art (Cultural ConFUSION) for this book.

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Associated Artist(s): lessLIE