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Developing a Sense of Place: The Role of the Arts in Regenerating Communities

Ashley, T.; Weedon, A.; (2020) Developing a Sense of Place: The Role of the Arts in Regenerating Communities. [Book]. UCL Press: London. Green open access

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Abstract

How do cultural planners and policymakers work through the arts to create communities? What do artists need to build a sense of place in their community? To discuss these issues, Developing a Sense of Place brings together new models and case studies, each drawn from a specific geographical or socio-cultural context. Selected for their lasting effect in their local community, the case studies explore new models for opening up the relationship between the university and its regional partners, explicitly connecting creative, critical and theoretical approaches to civic development. The volume has three sections: Case Studies of Place-Making; Models and Methods for Developing Place-Making Through the Arts; and Multidisciplinary Approaches to Place and Contested Identities. The sections cover regions in the UK such as Bedford, East Anglia, Edinburgh, Manchester, London, Plymouth and Wakefield, and internationally in countries such as Brazil, Turkey and Zimbabwe. Developing a Sense of Place offers a range of viewpoints from, for example, the arts strategist, the academic, the practice-researcher and the artist. Through its innovative models, from performing arts to architectural design, the volume will serve the needs and interests of arts and cultural policy managers, master planners and arts workers, as well as students of Human Geography, Cultural Planning, Business and the Creative Industries, and Arts Administration, at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Type: Book
Title: Developing a Sense of Place: The Role of the Arts in Regenerating Communities
ISBN-13: 978-1-78735-765-5
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.14324/111.9781787357655
Publisher version: https://10.14324/111.9781787357655
Language: English
Additional information: Collection © Editors, 2020 Text © Contributors, 2020 Images © Contributors and copyright holders named in captions, 2020 The authors have asserted their rights under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 to be identified as the authors of this work. A CIP catalogue record for this book is available from The British Library. This book is published under a Creative Commons Attribution Non- commercial Non- derivative 4.0 International licence (CC BY- NC- ND 4.0). This licence allows you to share, copy, distribute and transmit the work for personal and non- commercial use providing author and publisher attribution is clearly stated. Attribution should include the following information: Ashley, T., and Weedon, A. (eds). 2020. Developing a Sense of Place: The Role of the Arts in Regenerating Communities. London: UCL Press. https://doi.org/10.14324/ 111.9781787357655 Further details about Creative Commons licences are available at http:// creativecommons.org/ licenses/ Any third- party material in this book is published under the book’s Creative Commons licence unless indicated otherwise in the credit line to the material. If you would like to reuse any third- party material not covered by the book’s Creative Commons licence, you will need to obtain permission directly from the copyright holder.
Keywords: arts, communities, urban planning, policy making, urban regeneration.
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10110550
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