New PDF release: Creative Communities: Art Works in Economic Development

By Michael Rushton,Rocco Landesman

ISBN-10: 081572473X

ISBN-13: 9780815724735

Urban and neighborhood planners, elected officers, and different decisionmakers are more and more interested by what makes locations livable. entry to the humanities unavoidably looks excessive on that record, yet wisdom approximately how tradition and the humanities can act as a device of monetary improvement is unfortunately missing. this significant quarter has to be thought of not just as a resource of facilities or friendly diversions, but in addition as a totally built-in a part of neighborhood economies. applying unique information produced via either quantitative and qualitative study, inventive groups offers a better figuring out of the way paintings works as an engine for remodeling communities.

"Without strong facts and analysis—much of it grounded in financial theory—we can't wish to bolster groups during the arts or to accomplish any of the opposite targets we set for the nationwide Endowment for the humanities, the biggest national funder of the arts." —from the Foreword through Rocco Landesman

Contributors: Hasan Bakhshi (Nesta UK), Elisa Barbour (University of California, Berkeley), Shiri M. Breznitz (Georgia Institute of Technology), Roland J. Kushner (Muhlenberg College), Rex LaMore (Michigan kingdom University), James Lawton (Michigan State), Neil Lee (Nesta UK), Richard G. Maloney (Boston University), Ann Markusen (University of Minnesota), Juan Mateos-Garcia (Nesta UK), Anne Gadwa Nicodemus (Metris Arts Consulting), Douglas S. Noonan (Indiana University–Purdue collage Indianapolis), Peter Pedroni (Williams College), Amber Peruski (Michigan State), Michele Root-Bernstein (Michigan State), Robert Root-Bernstein (Michigan State), Eileen Roraback (Michigan State), Michael Rushton (Indiana University), Lauren Schmitz (New institution for Social Research), Jenny Schuetz (University of Southern California), John Schweitzer (Michigan State), Stephen Sheppard (Williams College), Megan VanDyke (Michigan State), Gregory H. Wassall (Northeastern University)

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