Jack Newsinger publications

List of Publications


  • Newsinger, J. Green, W. and Larkin, C. (In preparation) ‘Disabled children and young people’s engagement with the arts: a mixed methods approach’. Target Journal: Disability and Society.
  • Green, W. and Newsinger, J. (In preparation) ‘Austerity, regional arts and disabled children and young people’. Target Journal: Cultural Trends.
  • Newsinger, J. and Green, W. (2016) 'The infrapolitics of cultural value: cultural policy, evaluation and the marginalisation of practitioner perspectives'. Journal of Cultural Economy. 9(4): 382-395.
  • Newsinger, J. and Green, W. (2016) ‘Arts policy and practice for disabled children and young people’. Disability and Society. 31(3): 340-357.

Book Chapters

  • Newsinger, J. and Presence, S. (forthcoming 2017) ‘Public funding for film in the UK: The corporate welfare system and its discontents’. Murschetz, P., Ohlsson, J. and Karstens, E. (Eds.) Film funding in Europe. Springer.
  • Newsinger, J. (forthcoming 2016) ‘The UK Film Council and the Regional Screen Agencies’. Porter, L., Smith, J. and Hunter, I. Q. (Eds.) The Routledge Companion to British Cinema. London: Routledge.
  • Newsinger, J. (2013) ‘Shane Meadows and the New Regional Production Sectors’. Williams, M., Godfrey, S. and Fradley, M. (Eds.) Shane Meadows: Critical Essays. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • Newsinger, J. (2009) ‘ Identity policies: culture, commerce and identity in regional film cultures in England'. Cheung, R. and Fleming, D. (Eds.) Cinemas, Identities and Beyond. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, 132-143.

Commissioned Reports

Online Publications

Book Reviews

Select Conference Papers

  • New Directions in Film and Television Production Studies Conference, Watershed Media Centre, Bristol (14th-15th April 2015). 'The infrapolitics of cultural practice: uncovering hidden transcripts in production studies'.
  • Creative Citizens Conference, Royal College of Art, (18th-19th September, 2014). ‘Counting culture? Evidencing creative and cultural participation’.
  • VIII International Conference on Cultural Policy Research (ICCPR), University of Hildesheim, Germany (9th-12th September, 2014). ‘Cultural practitioners and the politics of “impact”’.
  • MeCCSA 2014, Bournemouth University (8th-10th Jan 2014). ‘A cultural shock doctrine?’
  • VII International Conference on Cultural Policy Research (ICCPR), The Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (9th-12th July, 2012). ‘UK film policy: Neoliberalism, austerity and creativity’.
  • IDeoGRAMS Research Seminar, University of Leicester (29th June 2011). ‘A cultural shock doctrine? Public funding for culture in an age of austerity’.
  • Radical British Screens, University of the West of England (September 2010). ‘The New Workers’ Film Movement? Contemporary Activist Media and Film History’.
  • Straight out of Uttoxeter: The Films of Shane Meadows, University of East Anglia (April 2010). ‘The First of a New Breed? Shane Meadows and the New Regional Production Sectors’.
  • Digging the Seam: Cultural Reflections on the Miners’ Strike, University of Leeds (March 2010). ‘Post-Strike Cultural Policy, or: How the North Learnt to Stop Worrying and get “Creative”’.
  • MeCCSA Annual Conference, National Media Museum, Bradford (January 2009). Panel Organiser: ‘Issues in Contemporary UK Film Policy’, Papers: Jack Newsinger, ‘The New Regional Production Sectors’, Melanie Selfe, ‘The Shifting Cultural Politicsof Subsidised Exhibition’, James Caterer, ‘“If you film it, they will come!” Film and TV related Tourism and Screen Policy in the UK’. Chaired by Professor Sarah Street, University of Bristol.
  • British Culture in the 1970s, University of Portsmouth (July 2008). ‘Rescue Recording: The Amber Film Collective and the Representation of Northern Working Class Identity’.
  • Screen Annual Conference, Glasgow University (July 2008). ‘The Interface of Documentary and Fiction: The Amber Film Workshop'.
  • Don’t Look Now: British Cinema in the 1970s Conference, Exeter University (July 2007). ‘Community, Locality and Identity: Regional Filmmaking in the 1970s’.
  • MeCCSA Annual Conference, Coventry University (January 2007). ‘From the Grass Roots: Regional Film Policy and Practice in England’.


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