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The making of the reading citizen. Public debate and policy 1945-2017


The promotion of, as well as attempts to prohibit, reading practices are important political tools in the ambition of making citizens more productive and democratic, and of creating a sense of national community. Reading policy is often studied from particular disciplinary or institutionally based perspectives and an overarching study of the reading citizen as a political object is missing.

Start date

2018-01-01

End date

2020-12-31