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By Caroline Andrew, Monica Gattinger, M. Sharon Jeannotte, Will Straw

ISBN-10: 0776618636

ISBN-13: 9780776618630

Many students, practitioners, and policy-makers within the cultural region argue that Canadian cultural coverage is at a crossroads: that the surroundings for cultural policy-making has developed considerably and that conventional rationales for kingdom intervention now not apply.

The notion of cultural citizenship is a relative newcomer to the cultural coverage panorama, and gives a possibly compelling replacement intent for presidency intervention within the cultural quarter. Likewise, the articulation and use of cultural signs and of governance options also are new arrivals, rising as very likely strong instruments for coverage and software development.

Accounting for tradition is a special number of essays from prime Canadian and overseas students that seriously examines cultural citizenship, cultural signs, and governance within the context of evolving cultural practices and cultural policy-making. it is going to be of serious curiosity to students of cultural policy,...

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For her, cultural citizenship has a collective dimension that goes beyond individual participation. Sherman’s dialogue with cultural citizenship also espouses this link between individual participation and culture, exploring the interest of artists in engaging with the culture and communities around them, thereby shaping and contributing to the cultures they live in and to notions of cultural citizenship. Different dimensions that help to construct a concept of cultural citizenship are not only individual and collective, they can also relate to different intellectual traditions.

His principal interest is in linking cultural policy with cultural research. ROSAIRE GARON détient une maîtrise en sociologie décernée par l’Université Laval. Il effectue des recherches au sein du ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec depuis plus de trente ans. Ses principaux travaux, au cours des dernières années, ont porté sur les pratiques culturelles de la population, sur la conception d’indicateurs de développement culturel et sur l’évaluation des politiques culturelles. Il s’intéresse également au financement de la culture et aux professions culturelles.

His articles on music, film, and culture have appeared in several anthologies and journals. Currently, he is a member of a five-year research project on The Culture of Cities, which is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada under their Major Collaborative Research Initiatives Program. His current research focuses on the print culture of scandal and exposé in the 1920s and 1930s. Introduction Accounting for Culture: Thinking Through Cultural Citizenship CAROLINE ANDREW AND MONICA GATTINGER This book, like the conference which gave life to it, represents a partnership between people interested in research on culture and people interested in cultural policy.

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