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Cultural Assets Agglomeration And Neighborhood Revitalization: An Empirical Investigation Of Philadelphia, 1997 - 2006, Mark J. Stern, Susan C. Seifert Oct 2009

Cultural Assets Agglomeration And Neighborhood Revitalization: An Empirical Investigation Of Philadelphia, 1997 - 2006, Mark J. Stern, Susan C. Seifert

Culture and Community Revitalization: A SIAP/Reinvestment Fund Collaboration—2007-2009

This presentation is a review of SIAP's research in Philadelphia over the previous decade, in particular, the development of empirical methods to examine the links between cultural engagement and neighborhood revitalization. The talk highlights data and methods used to construct a Cultural Asset Index for Philadelphia; key findings regarding social and community impacts of cultural assets agglomeration; and implications for research, policy, and planning.


Cultural Assets Agglomeration And Neighborhood Revitalization: An Empirical Investigation Of Philadelphia, 1997 - 2006, Mark J. Stern, Susan C. Seifert Oct 2009

Cultural Assets Agglomeration And Neighborhood Revitalization: An Empirical Investigation Of Philadelphia, 1997 - 2006, Mark J. Stern, Susan C. Seifert

Culture and Community Revitalization: A SIAP/Reinvestment Fund Collaboration—2007-2009

This presentation reviews SIAP's research in Philadelphia over the previous decade, in particular, the development of empirical methods to examine the links between cultural engagement and neighborhood revitalization. The talk highlights data and methods used to construct a Cultural Asset Index for Philadelphia; key findings regarding social and community impacts of cultural assets agglomeration; and implications for research, policy, and planning.


Resistant Place Identities In Rural Charleston County, South Carolina: Cultural, Environmental, And Racial Politics In The Sewee To Santee Area, Cassandra Y. Johnson, Angela C. Halfacre, Patrick T. Hurley Jul 2009

Resistant Place Identities In Rural Charleston County, South Carolina: Cultural, Environmental, And Racial Politics In The Sewee To Santee Area, Cassandra Y. Johnson, Angela C. Halfacre, Patrick T. Hurley

Environmental Studies Faculty Publications

The cultural and political implications of landscape change and urban growth in the western U.S. are well-documented. However, comparatively little scholarship has examined the effects of urbanization on sense of place in the southern U.S. We contribute to the literature on competing place meanings with a case study from the rural “Sewee to Santee” region of northern Charleston County, SC. Our research highlights conflicting cultural, environmental, and racial politics and their roles in struggles over place meanings. Using focus groups, interviews with elected officials, and participant observation, we document initial African American resistance and eventual compliance with the ...


Process Not Product: The Icomos Ename Charter (2008) And The Practice Of Heritage Stewardship, Neil A. Silberman Jul 2009

Process Not Product: The Icomos Ename Charter (2008) And The Practice Of Heritage Stewardship, Neil A. Silberman

Selected Publications of EFS Faculty, Students, and Alumni

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"Natural" Cultural Districts And Neighborhood Revitalization, Mark J. Stern Jun 2009

"Natural" Cultural Districts And Neighborhood Revitalization, Mark J. Stern

Culture and Community Revitalization: A SIAP/Reinvestment Fund Collaboration—2007-2009

In this presentation, Stern argues for a policy approach that recognizes creativity as deeply embedded in urban social structure and the importance of diversity (economic, ethnic, and household) to the social production of the arts and culture. Only then can we come up with strategies that stimulate a creative society, not just a creative economy.


Community Partners In Arts Access Evaluation: Final Report, Mark J. Stern, Susan C. Seifert Jun 2009

Community Partners In Arts Access Evaluation: Final Report, Mark J. Stern, Susan C. Seifert

Community Partners in Arts Access Evaluation

This research report evaluates the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Community Partners in Arts Access (CPAA) initiative to expand cultural participation among residents of North Philadelphia and Camden, NJ. The initiative had two phases. From September 2003 to December 2004, Knight invited 35 cultural organizations to participate in a planning process with a focus on organizational capacity, audience development, and action plans to broaden, deepen, and diversify participation. In December 2004, Knight awarded grants to 19 organizations to carry out their action plans over the next three years. The final evaluation report concluded that CPAA met its goals ...


Documenting Civic Engagement: A Plan For The Tucson Pima Arts Council, Mark J. Stern, Susan C. Seifert Jun 2009

Documenting Civic Engagement: A Plan For The Tucson Pima Arts Council, Mark J. Stern, Susan C. Seifert

Civic Engagement and the Arts—2008-2009

This 2009 report is the product of SIAP’s collaboration with the Tucson Pima Arts Council (TPAC) on a plan to document TPAC’s impact on civic engagement in Tucson and Pima County, Arizona. The goal of the project was to develop a plan to enable TPAC to phase in systematic collection and analysis of data on various forms of engagement. The report begins with a review of the policy context in which the project was undertaken, including the findings of the Pima Cultural Plan. The report then discusses a strategy and recommendations for documenting civic engagement and outlines a ...


Review Of From Arrival To Incorporation: Migrants To The U.S. In A Global Era, Edited By Elliott R. Barkan, Hasia Diner, And Alan M. Kraut; Letters Across Borders: The Epistolary Practices Of International Migrants, Edited By Bruce S. Elliott, David A. Gerber, And Suzanne M. Sinke, Gary W. Mcdonogh Jun 2009

Review Of From Arrival To Incorporation: Migrants To The U.S. In A Global Era, Edited By Elliott R. Barkan, Hasia Diner, And Alan M. Kraut; Letters Across Borders: The Epistolary Practices Of International Migrants, Edited By Bruce S. Elliott, David A. Gerber, And Suzanne M. Sinke, Gary W. Mcdonogh

Growth and Structure of Cities Faculty Research and Scholarship

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Review Of El Alto, Rebel City: Self And Citizenship In Andean Bolivia, By Sian Lazar, Juan Arbona Feb 2009

Review Of El Alto, Rebel City: Self And Citizenship In Andean Bolivia, By Sian Lazar, Juan Arbona

Growth and Structure of Cities Faculty Research and Scholarship

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