By Caroline Andrew, Monica Gattinger, M. Sharon Jeannotte, Will Straw
Accounting for tradition is a distinct choice of essays from top Canadian and overseas 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 coverage, communications, cultural stories, and public management alike.
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H]e is an explorer feeling his way in an effort to reveal some unknown aspect of existence. Novelists draw up the map of existence by discovering that human possibility. "22 A model of culture which makes sense of the three faces of culture would then have to look something like Figure 1. We use culture (S) as a tool kit of meanings to understand 24 Accounting for Culture Figure 1: Model illustrating how the three perspectives of culture (S: symbols and meaning in everyday life; H: excelleme in human achievement preserved as heritage; and C: creativity) interact.
4. 10 Another powerful example is provided by researchers who have studied rock music as a form of cultural production. —these are nonetheless "adapted" in different cultural contexts through lyrics, specific themes and subject matter, etc. They conclude, paradoxically, that the very form of music often characterized as a principal culprit in "homogenizing mass culture," may in fact be a very powerful "carrier" of culture and identity. " Greg Baeker, Beyond Garrets and Silos: Concepts, Trends and Developments in Cultural Planning (paper produced for the Municipal Cultural Planning Project, 2002), 23.
Typical strategic goods are armaments and high technology products, and mineral resources such as oil and specialized metals. Categorizing- a good or resource this way is a justification for protecting its production with subsidies, exempting it from trade agreements, or banning its export outright. Whether the concept of a strategic good is still valid in this day and age, most countries nevertheless have regulations dealing with strategic goods. The Incas should have considered culture a strategic good.
Accounting for Culture: Thinking Through Cultural Citizenship (Governance Series) by Caroline Andrew, Monica Gattinger, M. Sharon Jeannotte, Will Straw