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Title Can Tocqueville karaoke? / edited by Terry Nichols Clark
Published Bingley, U.K. : Emerald, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 250 pages) : illustrations
Series Research in urban policy, 1479-3520 ; v. 11
Research in urban policy ; v. 11
Contents Introduction / Terry Nichols Clark -- Karaoke together vs. bowling alone : scenes illuminate how Western rules can be transformed to drive development and democracy / Terry Nichols Clark [and others] -- Voluntary associations, social inequality, and participatory democracy in the United States and Korea / Seokho Kim -- Citizen participation in Seoul, Tokyo, and Chicago / Wonho Jang, Terry Nichols Clark, Miree Byun -- From bowling alone to Karate together (USA to Asia) : preliminary claims & findings / Joseph E. Yi -- Civic and arts activities can energize politics, France and Europe / Daniel J. DellaPosta [and others] -- Cultural strategies, creativity, and local development in Spain / María Jesús Rodríguez-García, Cristina Mateos Mora, Clemente J. Navarro Yáñez -- (Re)defining bohemia in Seoul, Tokyo, and Chicago / Wonho Jang, Terry Nichols Clark, Miree Byun -- Was Tocqueville wrong? Buzz as charisma, creativity, and glamour; new sources of political legitimacy supplementing voting, and civic participation / Terry Nichols Clark, Filipe Carreira da Silva -- Buzz : a theory, illustrated in Toronto and Chicago / Daniel Silver, Terry Nichols Clark -- Culture is on the rise : why? Theories of cultural participation and empirical evidence / Terry Nichols Clark, Peter Achterberg -- How context transforms citizen participation : propositions / Filipe Carreira da Silva, Terry Nichols Clark -- The contextual effect of local scenes on cultural practices : the case of Spain / Clemente J. Navarro Yáñez, María Jesús Rodríguez-García -- Global contexts of politics and arts participation / Terry Nichols Clark, Filipe Carreira da Silva, Susana L. Farinha Cabaço
Summary This volume questions the importance of arts and culture and their possible impact on politics and the economy. Chapters outline a new framework for analysis of democratic participation and economic growth and explore how these new patterns work around the world. The ideas of Alexis de Tocqueville and Joseph Schumpeter and Jane Jacobs are analysed
Notes Includes index
Subject Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006.
Schumpeter, Joseph A., 1883-1950.
Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859.
Political science.
Form Electronic book
Author Clark, Terry Nichols, 1940-
ISBN 1781907374 (electronic bk.)
9781781907375 (electronic bk.)