New Creative Community: The Art of Cultural Development

New Creative Community: The Art of Cultural Development

by Arlene Goldbard

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Overview

An inspiring, foundational book that defines the burgeoning field of community cultural development.

An inspiring, foundational book that defines the burgeoning field of community cultural development. Through personal stories, rousing accounts, detailed observation and histories, Arlene Goldbard describes how communities express and develop themselves via the creative arts. This comprehensive, photographically-illustrated book, which covers community-based arts such as theater grounded in oral history and murals celebrating cultural heritage, will appeal to the curious non-specialist reader as well as the practitioner and student.

Author Arlene Goldbard is one of the best-known authors on community cultural development. Her seminal books and essays are widely read in the US and other English-speaking countries -- among them, Community, Culture and Globalization and this book's antecedent, Creative Community.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781613320761
Publisher: New Village Press
Publication date: 10/01/2006
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Arlene Goldbard is a writer, social activist, and consultant who works for justice, compassion, and honor in every sphere, from the interpersonal to the transnational.

Table of Contents


Foreword
Introduction
Notes to the Reader

Chapter One: Understanding Community Cultural Development

Chapter Two: Unifying Principles

Chapter Three: A Matrix of Practice

Chapter Four: An Exemplary Tale

Chapter Five: Historical and Theoretical Underpinnings

Chapter Six: Theory from Practice: Elements of a Theory of Community Cultural Development

Chapter Seven: The State of the Field

Chapter Eight: The Field's Developmental Needs

Chapter Nine: Planning for Community Cultural Development

Conclusion: Time to Rise and Shine

Glossary: Community Cultural Development

Selected Bibliography: Community Cultural Development

Author and Approach
Acknowledgements
Index

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