Cultural work and contributive justice

Banks, M. (2022) Cultural work and contributive justice. Journal of Cultural Economy, (doi: 10.1080/17530350.2022.2058059) (Early Online Publication)

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Abstract

Ideas of contributive justice are concerned with what people give or contribute to society, rather than what they get, as in ideas of distributive justice. This article deals with contributive justice as applied to a specific example of cultural work – work and employment in the UK publicly-funded arts, cultural and creative industries. It is offered mainly as a conceptual discussion rather than a set of concrete policy recommendations. However, given some of the limitations of current distributive models, a principle of universal distribution is postulated, supported by contributive justice as a complementary framework for conceiving and implementing programmes of equal opportunity and ‘creative justice’ in publicly funded cultural work.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Early Online Publication
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Banks, Professor Mark
Authors: Banks, M.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Culture and Creative Arts > Theatre Film and TV Studies
Journal Name:Journal of Cultural Economy
Publisher:Taylor and Francis
ISSN:1753-0350
ISSN (Online):1753-0369
Published Online:11 April 2022
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2022 The Author
First Published:First published in Journal of Cultural Economy 2022
Publisher Policy:Reproduced under a Creative Commons License

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