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Dorte Skot-Hansen, 2002,
London, United Kingdom
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Danish Cultural Policy

in International Journal of Cultural Policy, Volume 8 Issue 2, pp. 197-2010, DOI: 10.1080/1028663022000009560

In this article, the author explores how debates about the multicultural society in Denmark have moved from the social and educational policy towards the national cultural policy.

Pasi Saukkonen and Miikka Pyykkönen, 2008,
London, United Kingdom
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“Cultural Policy and Cultural Diversity in Finland”

in International Journal of Cultural Policy, Volume 14 Issue 1, pp. 49-63, DOI: 10.1080/10286630701856518

In this article, the authors examine the issues of multiculturalism and interculturalism on the policy agenda of local and national cultural policy makers using the specific case of Finland. The relationships between cultural diversity, immigration policy and cultural policy are explored with a specific focus on the capital, Helsinki.

Ksenija Vidmar-Horwat, August 2011 - article

The Predicament of Intercultural Dialogue

in Cultural Sociology, Vol. 6, Issue 1, pp. 27-44

This article examines the flexibility of the concept of intercultural dialogue with regard to the challenges posed by an increasing multicultural European Union. A European culture has been born out of the 1989 collapse of the Cold war and globalisation which has made the EU vulnerable. The author argues that the concepts of culture, identity and difference are essential in framing intercultural dialogue in the post Cold war globalised context.

ISBN: 
DOI:10.1177/17499755
Wagner, Gottfried, 2011,
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
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The Art of Difference

The Art of Difference" is, in many senses, both a personal and a political book.

ISBN: 
978 1 907376 12 2
Brandellero, Amanda., 2009,
Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Crossing cultural borders?

The focus of this work, result of the European Cultural Policy Research Award 2007 offered by the European Cultural Foundation (ECF) in Amsterdam and the Riksbankens Jubileumsfond in Stockholm, is on how ethnic diversity is experienced in cultural production: more specifically, how ethnic diversity matters in the production and consumption of cultural industry goods. This question becomes extremely pressing and relevant, raising questions about the representations of the world these products put forward, how these representations are shaped and by whom.

Bennett, Tony, 2001,
Strasbourg, France
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Differing Diversities

Cultural diversity, in all its forms, is posing a profound challenge to traditional formulations of cultural policy, and to our understanding of the public interests served by this policy. In most countries the artistic and cultural landscape has not evolved to reflect the realities of a changed social landscape. This rift threatens to undermine the legitimacy of cultural institutions and the public policy that supports them.

Bennett, T, 2002,
Strasbourg, France
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Cultural Policy and Cultural Diversity

This policy note derives from a larger study conducted on the relationship between cultural policy and cultural diversity in seven countries (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Luxembourg, Switzerland and the UK) that was conducted by the Council of Europe in 1999-2000. This report was published under the title Differing Diversities: Transversal study on the theme of Cultural Policy and Cultural Diversity.

ISBN: 
978-92-871-4794-3
Dragojevic, Sanjin; Dodd, Diane ; Cverticanin, Biserka and Smijththuijsen, Cas, 2005,
Zagreb, Croatia
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eCulture: The European Perspective: Cultural Policy, Creative Industries and Information Lag

eCulture: The European Perspective was the title of a round table meeting jointly organised by Culturelink Network and Circle Network which was held in Zagreb, Croatia, on 24-27 April 2003. The book resulting from this round table discussions comprises 14 papers, reflecting the richness of ideas and thoughts about our world in a time of change and a search for new solutions. This book has brought into focus topics that are vital for ensuring the future of our freedom of choice, our creative freedoms and our insight into existing knowledge recorded through the cultural heritage.

Wood, Phil; Landry Charles and Bloomfield, Jude, 2006,
York
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Cultural Diversity in Britain

This study proposes to replace the ‘multiculturalism’ approach in urban policy making with an approach that is focused on ‘interculturalism’. Cities need to facilitate dialogue, exchange and reciprocal understanding between people of different backgrounds to remain competitive on the global stage. The study identifies strategies to help cities unlock the potential of their economic ‘diversity advantage’. The intercultural approach seems to hold potential. The concept of diversity advantage helps to identify the potential economic benefits of diversity.

Multicultural Center Prague, 2005,
Prague, Czech Republic
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Libraries for All

Public libraries could be more than just a place to read or borrow books. They can play an important role in raising awareness of different cultures and promoting the integration of minority groups. As libraries operate on a local level, they can have a very direct impact on local communities. This was the starting point of a three-year project coordinated by the Multicultural Centre in Prague. The project is now in its second phase, aiming to disseminate the experience more widely in Europe.

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