Scripting Liberty: Story, Economics, and Television Drama
Recent television dramas have told gripping stories about the crushing power of state institutions, the shifting calculus of political power, and the nature of individualism in a world where rights, responsibilities, and opportunities are all shrinking. This conference sought to consider this new trend in order to gain insight into what these dramas can tell us about twenty-first-century thoughts about liberty and the prospects of liberty-oriented material in popular media and culture.
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