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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.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Half Title
  2. pp. i-ii
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright Page
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  1. Table of contents
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  1. List of figures
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  1. List of tables
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  1. Notes on contributors
  2. pp. xi-xv
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  1. Foreword
  2. Hedley Roberts
  3. pp. xvi-xx
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  1. Acknowledgements
  2. pp. xxi-xxii
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  1. Introduction: Sensing place, a moment to reflect
  2. Tamara Ashley and Alexis Weedon
  3. pp. 1-15
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  1. Section 1: Case studies of place-making
  2. pp. 16-18
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  1. 1. Eastern Angles: A sense of place on stage
  2. Ivan Cutting
  3. pp. 19-34
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  1. 2. Lesson drawing and community engagement: The experience of Take A Part in Plymouth
  2. Kim Wide and Rory Shand
  3. pp. 35-43
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  1. 3. Raising the Barr
  2. Sanna Wicks
  3. pp. 44-55
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  1. 4. Interview with E17 Art Trail directors Laura Kerry and Morag McGuire
  2. Alexis Weedon
  3. pp. 56-70
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  1. Section 2: Models and methods for developing place-making through the arts
  2. pp. 71-73
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  1. 5. A model for university–town partnership in the arts: TestBeds
  2. Emma-Rose Payne and Alexis Weedon
  3. pp. 74-83
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  1. 6. The Beam archive, Wakefield
  2. Kerry Harker
  3. pp. 84-97
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  1. 7. This Is Not My House: Notes on film-making, photography and my father
  2. David Jackson
  3. pp. 98-115
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  1. 8. Notions of place in relation to freelance arts careers: A study into the work of independent dancers
  2. Rachel Farrer and Imogen Aujla
  3. pp. 116-136
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  1. Section 3: Multidisciplinary approaches to place and contested identities
  2. pp. 137-138
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  1. 9. Performing places: Carnival, culture and the performance of contested national identities
  2. Jonathan Croose
  3. pp. 139-161
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  1. 10. A sense of place: From experience to language, from the Polish traveller through a Spanish saint to an adaptation of a Zimbabwean play
  2. Agnieszka Piotrowska
  3. pp. 162-182
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  1. 11. The EU migrant: Britain’s sense of place in English newspaper journalism
  2. Paul Rowinski
  3. pp. 183-202
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  1. 12. Rethinking the photographic studio as a politicised space
  2. Caroline Molloy
  3. pp. 203-211
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  1. 13. Creative routine and dichotomies of space
  2. Philip Miles
  3. pp. 212-226
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  1. 14. Doing things differently: Contested identity across Manchester’s arts culture quarters
  2. Peter Atkinson
  3. pp. 227-239
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  1. 15. First, second and third: Exploring Soja’s Thirdspace theory in relation to everyday arts and culture for young people
  2. Steph Meskell-Brocken
  3. pp. 240-254
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  1. 16. A sense of play: (Re)animating place through recreational distance running
  2. Kieran Holland
  3. pp. 255-271
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  1. 17. Shiftless Shuffle from Luton: An interview with Perry Louis
  2. Jane Carr
  3. pp. 272-285
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  1. Afterword
  2. Tamara Ashley and Alexis Weedon
  3. pp. 286-292
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 293-300
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  1. Back Cover
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781787357655
Related ISBN(s)
9781787357761
MARC Record
OCLC
1197721037
Launched on MUSE
2021-01-19
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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