5.07 Recreation, parks, sport, arts, and culture build pride in a community, province or country
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Youth Sport vs. Youth Crime - Evidence that youth engaged in organized sport are not likely to parti
According to many criminology experts, the most effective approach to reducing youth crime is to steer young people away from negative social activities before they become involved in criminal...
Studies of the use of wilderness for personal growth, therapy, education, and leadership development
In 1995, the University of Idaho findings tend to support the notion that : ” participation in wilderness experience programs results in positive benefits, such as enhanced self esteem and sense of...
Introduction: The social effects of culture
Arts and heritage participation enhances social understanding, promotes identity formation, modifies values, builds social cohesion, and fosters community development and civic participation.
Strategies for creative spaces and cities: Lessons learned
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...
Informal arts: Finding cohesion, capacity and other cultural benefits in unexpected places
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...
Can the Arts Change the World? The Transformative Power of Community Arts
Community arts can create a safe space that allows us to trust and be open to change and make us comfortable with the role shifting that is part of community transformation.
Enhancing Cultural Capital: The Arts and Community Development in Winnipeg
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...
A case for investing in arts, culture and heritage infrastructure. Prepared for British Columbia Min
A national survey on children and youth found that children who participate in organized activities outside of school, e.g., music, the arts or clubs, tend to have higher self esteem, interact...
Exploring the role of arts and culture in urban sustainable development: Journey in progress
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...
Compendium of Research Papers: the International Forum on the Creative Economy [Recueil des Textes:
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...
Exploring the role of arts and culture in urban sustainable development: A journey in progress
The indicators of benefits in quality of life and urban sustainability fall into 3 categories:
- Cultural vitality
- Spirituality and faith
- Heritage and local character
Arts and culture in medicine and health: A survey research paper
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...