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5.06 Arts and culture help people understand their neighbours, community, history, and environment.

  1. Found: 25-36 of 57 entries
  2. Strategies for creative spaces and cities: Lessons learned
    2006 - Canada

    Lesson 1: Creativity-enhancing instruction and cultural activity in public education system are vital to supporting the creative economy.

    Lesson 2: Cultural and creativity-based programs offer an...

  3. Measuring the economic and social impact of the arts: a review
    2002 - England

    "Arts, sports, cultural and recreational activity ‘can contribute to neighbourhood renewal and make a real difference to health, crime, employment and education in deprived communities’ .”...

  4. Quality of life and well-being: Measuring the benefits of culture and sport: Literature review and t
    2006 - Scotland

    In 2006, Scottish Executive Social Research about what is QOL, what contributes to QOL, and what are the outcomes of QOL states: “... the New Zealand government uses the concept of ‚Äúcultural...

  5. Informal arts: Finding cohesion, capacity and other cultural benefits in unexpected places
    2002 - USA

    The informal arts occupy a significant place in the social infrastructure of communities, helping to build both individual identity and group solidarity. In the course of informal arts...

  6. Out of the hopeless box: Creative Neighbourhoods: an evaluation
    2003 - England

    “Creative Neighbourhoods helped put in place some of the conditions to promote cohesive communities.
    -the diversity of people’s different backgrounds and circumstances were appreciated and...

  7. Enhancing Cultural Capital: The Arts and Community Development in Winnipeg
    2005 - Canada

    The wealth of artistic and cultural resources in Winnipeg's inner city make an enormous contribution to building community capacity, energizing community-based revitalization efforts, educating...

  8. Exploring the role of arts and culture in urban sustainable development: Journey in progress
    2001 - Canada

    Quality of community life components:
    • economic vitality —a precondition to generate the wealth to create other services
    • a sense of place and strong public realm
    • cultural activities that...

  9. Cultural Symbiosis: Cultural participation and cohesive communities
    2000 - Canada

    Arts organizations and arts participation feed off one another. Economic and ethnic diversity are strongly associated with cultural participation, and this merging of diversity, institutions and...

  10. Compendium of Research Papers: the International Forum on the Creative Economy [Recueil des Textes:
    2008 - Canada

    Canada’s culture sector, encompassing arts and culture industries, generates a wealth of contributions to Canada’s cultural, social, and economic fabric and contributes to our national...

  11. Cultural Engagement in California’s Inland Regions
    2008 - USA

    A number of cultural activities and programs, if supported at higher levels, might more equitably increase levels of cultural vitality in the Inland Empire and San Joaquin Valley. They are...

  12. Exploring the role of arts and culture in urban sustainable development: A journey in progress
    2005 - Canada

    The indicators of benefits in quality of life and urban sustainability fall into 3 categories:

    • Cultural vitality
    • Spirituality and faith
    • Heritage and local character


  13. Arts and culture in medicine and health: A survey research paper
    2005 - Canada

    Arts and culture have important contributions to make to at least seven of the twelve determinants of health defined by Health Canada. Research in the United Kingdom and the United States is...

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