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Accounting for Culture. Thinking Through Cultural by Caroline Andrew, Monica Gattinger, M. Sharon Jeannotte, Will

By Caroline Andrew, Monica Gattinger, M. Sharon Jeannotte, Will Straw

Many students, practitioners, and policy-makers within the cultural area argue that Canadian cultural coverage is at a crossroads: that the surroundings for cultural policy-making has developed considerably and that conventional rationales for kingdom intervention now not apply.

The suggestion of cultural citizenship is a relative newcomer to the cultural coverage panorama, and provides a almost certainly compelling substitute intent for presidency intervention within the cultural quarter. Likewise, the articulation and use of cultural symptoms and of governance techniques also are new arrivals, rising as almost certainly robust instruments for coverage and application development.

Accounting for tradition is a special selection of essays from major Canadian and foreign students that seriously examines cultural citizenship, cultural signs, and governance within the context of evolving cultural practices and cultural policy-making. it is going to be of significant curiosity to students of cultural policy,...

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On behalf of the Department of Canadian Heritage, I would like to welcome you all here tonight on an occasion that marks a number of important milestones. First, it is the fifth anniversary of the Canadian Cultural Research Network (CCRN), which held its inaugural colloquium in Ottawa in June 1998. I am pleased that the CCRN has chosen to meet here again five years later, in partnership with the Department of Canadian Heritage and the University of Ottawa, to examine the theme of Accounting for Culture: Examining the Building Blocks of Cultural Citizenship.

His first paper on cultural policy, “Political Culture and the Politics of Culture,” appeared in the Canadian Journal of Political Science in 1974. He has kept a watching brief on cultural policy ever since. In the early 1980s he was chair of the Canadian Radio Television Commission. In 2002 he was chosen as the first winner of the John Meisel Award for Excellence in Cultural Research. Contrary to appearances, it was not he who established the award. COLIN MERCER is the managing director of Cultural Capital Ltd, a company specializing internationally in strategic research and development for the cultural sector.

Cardinal taught cultural policy at the University of Alberta for 18 years and now teaches a Web-based course in citizen engagement and consultation for municipal administrators across Canada sponsored jointly by Dalhousie University and the University of Alberta. ca, an online resource for cultural policy professionals within the Canadian Cultural Observatory, and is a Member of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO’s sectoral commission on Culture, Communication and Information. Donna is Past President of the Canadian Cultural Research Network.

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