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): Christopher Madden
Date of Publication: Jun 30, 2005

This article explores the possible impacts the large number of cultural policy networks could have on cultural policy research and cultural policymaking.

Date of Publication: Jun 02, 2005

The importance of the cultural planning approach and the development of an organised cultural cluster operating and renewing itself in a virtuous synergy with the other functions of the city, are analysed as key actions in putting culture at the centre of a sustainable urban development.

Author(s): Weiping Wu
Date of Publication: Feb 11, 2005

The author focuses on how urban policies and the clustering of creative industries has influenced urban outcomes. The set of creative industries include those with output protectable under some form of intellectual property law. More specifically, this sub-sector encompasses software, multimedia, video games, industrial design, fashion, publishing, and research and development

Author(s): Greffe, Xavier; Pflieger, Sylvie; Noya, Antonella
Date of Publication: Jan 11, 2005

Published by the OECD. Building on recent international case studies, Culture and Local Development shows how public policies can foster culture as a lever for local economic development in terms of partnerships, tax relief, and other innovative instruments. The book also sets out the implications for national governments in the fields of education and intellectual property rights.

Author(s): Christopher Madden
Date of Publication: Sep 30, 2004

This paper examines the problems faced in conducting cross-country comparisons of cultural data.

Author(s): Center for Arts and Culture
Date of Publication: Jul 01, 2004

Attitudes towards the United States as a country and Americans as a people are more negative in early 2004 than in 2002 and close to all time lows.The decline in positive attitudes towards the United States and Americans is both palpable and contrary to national security. This negative view is more pronounced in attitudes towards us as a country (related to U.S. policies) than as a people (related to American values and culture). Still, as a people, while reduced majorities in Europe remain positive towards us, this is not so in Muslim countries. Majorities in those countries hold

Author(s): Center for Arts and Culture
Date of Publication: May 01, 2004

"......the ART in Embassies Program and the Center for Arts & Culture -- a Washington, DC-based, nonpartisan, cultural policy think tank -- organized a panel discussion, Art as Diplomacy: 21st Century Challenges, which addressed the impacts of cultural exchange and how to effectively incorporate the arts and culture in current U.S. government public diplomacy efforts." [p. 2]

Author(s): Larkinson, Emma
Date of Publication: Jan 31, 2004

This is a report on a conference about decommissioning public art, organized by the Public Art Forum and Canterbury City Council, that took place in the United Kingdom on December 4th, 2003.

Author(s): Arts Education Partnership and a Task Force chaired by the American Educational Research Association
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2004

This Arts Education Partnership report points to recent evidence-based research indicating that the arts involve cognitive, affective and social processes with important effects on the learning and development of children and young people, on teachers and teaching, and on the culture and climate of schools.