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Author Lindeborg, Lisbeth.

Title The Value of Arts and Culture for Regional Development : a Scandinavian Perspective
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (382 pages)
Series Regions and Cities
Regions and cities.
Contents Cover; TitleInformation; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Contributors; Acknowledgements; 1 En Route in the Cultural Society: An Introductory Dialogue; 2 Nordic Culture: An Asset with Many Facets; 3 Turning The Tide with 'Woman on a Cart': The Amazing Case of Holstebro; 4 The Role of Culture Festivals in Regional Development: The Festival of Tordenskiold in Frederikshavn; 5 Culture as a Generator of Regional Development and Economic Growth: Skagen and Horsens
12 Site-Specific Strength: The Regional Power of Historical Plays and Place Sponsoring13 In Culture We Trust: Beliefs in Culture As an Instrument for Development in the Stavanger Region; 14 Culture and Value Creation: An Economic Analysis of Vara Concert Hall and the Nordic Watercolour Museum; 15 Brilliant Combinations of Art and Nature: Learning Points from the World of Opera and Classical Music; 16 An Innovation Lost: The Ice Dome Concert Hall Project in Piteå; 17 'Finding the Spiritus Loci': Cultural Planning in the Kronoberg Region
18 Cultural Entrepreneurship and Creative Points of Intersection: The Island of Furillen19 Fragile creativity: Lessons From the Rise and Fall, and Rise Again, of Sweden's Biggest Rock Festival; 20 'Where the Roads Begin'. A Northern Renaissance Around the Barents Sea: The Barents Euro-Arctic Region; 21 The Role of Arts and Culture in Regional Cooperation: Mid-Scandinavian Regions Jämtland and Tröndelag; Index
6 The Roskilde Festival and its Importance for Regional Industrial and Cultural Development7 Translating Global Ideas into Local Practices: Creative Tampere Programme; 8 Great Expectations: Turku as the European Capital of Culture 2011; 9 The Essential Power of Culture: Museums and the Archipelago Trail in the Southwest Finland Archipelago; 10 Creativity and Post-Original: Maritime Centre Vellamo and Kotka-Hamina Region; 11 How To Develop a Region Through Culture and Creativity: The Foundation Cultiva in Kristiansand
Summary In this new volume, 28 Scandinavian researchers and others who are active in arts and culture seek to answer the questions: What has been the effect of regional and local investment in arts and culture? What positive and negative experiences have there been? This book describes and analyzes the extent to which cultural investments at local and regional levels have stimulated development and led to essential processes of change for the community in general
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Subject Arts -- Economic aspects -- Scandinavia
Cultural industries -- Scandinavia
Cultural property -- Economic aspects -- Scandinavia
Regional economics -- Scandinavia
Regional planning -- Scandinavia
Arts -- Economic aspects.
Cultural industries.
Cultural property -- Economic aspects.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
Regional economics.
Regional planning.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Lindkvist, Lars.
ISBN 1136760806