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Culture and Community: Evaluation of Community Experiences

To what extent does community experience differ between low‐context and high‐context societies? Prior literature theorizes that community experience consists of two separate, yet highly related concepts: community attachment, an individual’s general rootedness to a place, and community satisfaction, how well … Continue reading

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The Self-Organization of the Cultural Subsystem of Modern Society

This paper tries to link Self-organization theory and Cultural Studies. Its approach can be described as a dialectical Cultural Materialism that integrates aspects from semiotics and systems theory in order to describe culture as an integrative, dynamic, complex, evolving system. … Continue reading

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Educación para reinventar una ciudad

Medellín se reinventó desde la educación y desde la cultura: esas dos son sus apuestas principales desde 2004 y los resultados son evidentes. Pasó de ser la ciudad más violenta del mundo (y una de las más estigmatizadas) a ser … Continue reading

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Finland’s Turku reinvents itself through culture

Read Turku is one of two designated European Capitals of Culture for 2011. A rich program of art and events aims to shed light on the city’s history and boost its residents’ sense of identity.

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Learning to work in the Creative and Cultural Sector – new spaces, pedagogies and expertise

Read This paper questions the link that policymakers assume exists between qualifications and access to employment in the C&C sector. It first identifies how labour market conditions in the C&C sector do not reflect the prevailing conventional wisdom that qualifications … Continue reading

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Living in the Age of Imposed Amnesia: The Eclipse of Democratic Formative Culture

Living in the Age of Imposed Amnesia: The Eclipse of Democratic Formative Culture The importance of formative culture as a mode of civic education in the shaping of democratic values and critical agents can be found in the work of … Continue reading

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