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Arts, Culture and Community Development

Rosie Meade and Mae Shaw


This edited collection profiles the sites and subjects of arts practices in different geographical contexts, including Hong Kong and mainland China, India and Sri Lanka, Finland, Chile, Brazil, Lebanon, Mexico, the USA, Germany, Canada, the UK, and Ireland. Chapters capture how collective hopes, fears, allegiances, frustrations, and memories, are sung, danced, played, etched on walls, or conveyed through puppets and theatre. Contributors to the volume thus draw attention to some of the diverse ways that groups of people collectively make sense of, re-imagine or seek to change the personal, cu ... More

Keywords: Arts, Cultural practice, Community development, Neoliberal rationalities, Artforms, Communities, Resistance

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781447340508
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447340508.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rosie Meade, editor
University College Cork

Mae Shaw, editor
University of Edinburgh

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Part 1 Making and sharing collective meanings

Three The power of song

Leon Rosselson

Part 2 Negotiating practice and policy

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