Performing Legitimacy: Studies in High Culture and the by Håkon Larsen

By Håkon Larsen

This e-book is an research of the cultural paintings thinking about the social technique of attaining and conserving legitimacy as a not-for-profit arts or media association within the twenty-first century. inside of this paintings, Larsen advances an method of learning organizational legitimacy, emanating from inside of cultural sociology. extra in particular, he analyzes the legitimation paintings performed in public carrier broadcasters within the Scandinavian international locations of Norway, Sweden, and Denmark, the Norwegian nationwide Opera and Ballet, the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Metropolitan Opera in ny urban.

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But as I pointed out in Chap. 1, all arts organizations are dependent on being perceived as legitimate by three audiences: the funders, the content producers, and the community of which they are a part. Even though the main actor in the legitimation work is the actual organization, outside actors also partake in the process, as legitimation work is a negotiation between actors coming from different social spheres. While most of the communication between the organization and the funders, and the organization and the content producers (the artistic community) is direct and takes place in non-public arenas, most of the communication between the organization and actors from civil society is non-direct and takes place in public arenas.

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