Author(s): Bodo, Carla
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1988

The author examines the trend towards private financing of the culture in Italy. It can be confirmed that Italy has moved towards private financing of culture more quickly than any other country in Europe.

Author(s): Chartrand, Harry Hillman and McCaughey, Claire
Date of Publication: 1989

[The authors] take a hard look at the ways in which governments articulate and execute their arts policies. Their study is a keen analysis of the approaches that different kinds of governments take. Arm's length is a public policy principle applied in law, politics and economics in most Western societies. The principle is implicit in the constitutional separation of powers between the judiciary, executive and legislative branches of government. They identify four models of arts support: facilitator, patron, architect and engineer.

Author(s): Cummings, Milton C. Jr. and Schuster, J. Mark Davidson
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1989

[This book] is a collection of four essays examining governmental support for the arts, with particular emphasis upon Canada and the . The book is based upon papers presented in June 1987 at a seminar organized by the American Council for the Arts.

Author(s): Svendsen, Arnijot Stromme and Handelshayskole, Norges
Date of Publication: Nov 30, 1992

This paper argues that the existance of art loving minorities and of elite art may mean an inability of all but a few to enjoy that particular art. It may well be that while the number of individual art products is fast increasing there is no corresponding decrease in the number of products being revered from the past. This situation will tend to create and maintain a large and growing number of separate art loving groups. A major idea in the economics of these conditions is that the art product will tend to be fragmented in an increasing number of outcomes and the cultural demand will be

Author(s): Australia Council
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1997

A new Australian Council resource for arts organizations which focuses specifically on the development of non-English speaking background audiences. In doing so it brings together two key concerns: the Council's Arts for a Multicultural Australia policy and our ongoing commitment to audience development, in particular marketing skills development. (from abstract)

Author(s): Australian Bureau of Statistics
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1994

A new report released today by the Australia Council, Books: Who's Reading them Now? shows that there has been a marked growth in the purchase of Australian books over the last 20 years, and that Australian readers are overwhelmingly positive in their opinions of Australian writers.

The report, carried out by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on behalf of the Australia Council, included three surveys: book-buyers, book-borrowers and households.

Author(s): Leuthold, Steven
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1995

A paper that reflexively considers the Euro-American reception of indigenous arts can also evaluate the Western attempt at defining art.

Author(s): Advisory Committee on Cultural Diplomacy at the U.S. Department of State
Date of Publication: Aug 31, 2005

A U.S. Department of State's research report that articulates the justifications for international cultural diplomacy.

Author(s): Cvjeticanin, Biserka; Kamba, Angeline S.; Phongpaichit, Pasuk
Date of Publication: Jul 31, 2000

All countries are challenged, to varying degrees, with the similar problem of cultural identity and diversity. In this issue, the topics surrounding cultural identity and multiculturalism are analyzed and discussed.

Author(s): Ritterbush, Philip C.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1981

America has enjoyed a period of unexampled creativity in the arts and sciences, a flowering of scholarship, and an expansion of organizations and audiences that other nations may regard as congruent with their own objectives. This text aims to convey a sense of the context in which this has occurred.