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 advanced considerably and that conventional rationales for kingdom intervention not apply.
The thought of cultural citizenship is a relative newcomer to the cultural coverage panorama, and gives a probably compelling replacement purpose for presidency intervention within the cultural zone. Likewise, the articulation and use of cultural signs and of governance strategies also are new arrivals, rising as almost certainly strong instruments for coverage and software development.
Accounting for tradition is a special number of essays from prime Canadian and foreign students that significantly examines cultural citizenship, cultural signs, and governance within the context of evolving cultural practices and cultural policy-making. will probably be of serious curiosity to students of cultural policy,...
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Avec l’Université d’Ottawa, je suis certaine que nous allons faire du progrès au cours des deux prochains jours pour répondre aux questions que je viens de poser. It is important that we think hard about this because there is a growing realization among cultural policy-makers that economic justifications of cultural and heritage activities are no longer adequate (if they ever were) for policy and advocacy purposes. We are increasingly concerned with the social and citizenship dimensions of culture.
Whereas other authors move from economic justifications to quality of life paradigms, Cunningham’s suggestion is to remain in an economic development paradigm (as being the language of government action) but to shift to innovation and the creation of a knowledge-based society. Murray describes paradigm shifts with three potential policy paradigms competing in the cultural field: social capital, cultural diversity, and cultural citizenship, a rights-based formulation. The articulations of paradigm shifts both permit further understanding of governance processes and the roles played by government actors, cultural creators, civil society groups, the private sector, and citizens.
LaRocque, Deputy Minister for the Department of Canadian Heritage, at a colloquium held in Ottawa in November 2003 celebrating the fifth anniversary of the Canadian Cultural Research Network and the tenth anniversary of the Department of Canadian Heritage. 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.
Accounting for Culture. Thinking Through Cultural Citizenship by Caroline Andrew, Monica Gattinger, M. Sharon Jeannotte, Will Straw