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

  1. Found: 1-12 of 57 entries
  2. [English] 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...

  3. [English] How the Arts Impact Communities: An Introduction to the Literature on Arts Impact Studies (Working P
    2002 - USA

    This literature review on the impact of arts and culture addresses whether the arts build social capital, improve the economy, and are good for individuals.

  4. [English] 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...

  5. [English] 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...

  6. [English] Valuing cultural heritage : applying environmental valuation techniques to historic buildings, monum
    2002 - England

    People attribute a significantly positive value to the conservation or restoration of cultural assets. The implication is that damages to cultural goods are undesirable and that the public would be...

  7. [English] Choreographing community sustainability: The importance of cultural planning to community viability
    2007 - Canada

    Festivals and celebrations are pivotal to community engagement, identity, and cohesiveness. Museums, heritage districts, galleries, performing arts centres, visual arts spaces, libraries, and...

  8. [English] Culture and recreation : links to well-being
    2004 - Canada

    Culture and recreation contribute immeasurably to the health of individuals and of communities by keeping them alive and well.
    1.  Recreation and play are particularly important for healthy...

  9. [English] 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...

  10. [English] Cultural participation, social capital and civil renewal in the United Kingdom: Statistical evidence
    2006 - England

    The United Kingdom benchmarked levels of cultural participation in the UK with the experience in other EU countries, and explored the links between cultural participation and other measures of...

  11. [English] 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...

  12. [English] Mingling, observing, and lingering: Everyday public spaces and their implications for well-being and
    2007 - England

    A wide range of everyday public open spaces were perceived as having a positive influence on both individual well-being and community life. Some people derived restorative benefits from the...

  13. [English] Leisure, public space and quality of life in the urban environment
    2003 - Hong Kong

    Greater emphasis by decision makers must be placed on the physical, social and psychological factors which have been shown to affect the nature of leisure engagement if Quality of Life is to be...

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