New Directions in Cultural Policy Research : Making Culture Count.

I Qualifying and Quantifying Cultural Value: Critical Accounts of the History and Politics of Cultural Measurement IntroductionA Critical History of Cultural IndicatorsThe burgeoning interest in cultural indicatorsCultural indicators' antecedentsThe problem of cultural valueA new matrix of cultural valueA critical typology of cultural indicatorsConclusionNoteReferencesCulture, Value and Commensuration: The knowledge politics of indicatorsThe constitutivity of indicatorsMeasuring the intangibleOrdering effectsThe quantification of qualityCircumscriptionStandardisationCommensurationDecontextualisationDifferential evaluationConclusion: the economistic force of indicatorsReferencesThe Politics of Cultural Statistics: from Legitimisation to Critique (France 1960-1990)The definition of 'cultural needs' and the legitimisation of public cultural policy through statistics in the 1960sThe conditions of possibility of cultural statisticsCultural statistics as a legitimisation toolThe survey on French cultural practices in critiques of the cultural state ca. 1990A widened space of receptionThe critics' argumentsThe reasons for a critical receptionConclusionNotesReferencesGrowth and Depression in Hayek's Garden: The Emotional Language of AccountingIndividualism and the birth of culturePolitical mischiefFinding a unit of measurementEconomies of sentimentEquity and national identityConclusionReferencesAssessing the Cultural Impact of EconomicsThe arts and cultural economyCulture and economyFrom economic imaginaries to governmental technologiesCommensurabilityNotesReferencesThe Social Life of Cultural ValueThe 'social life' of methodsThe 'social life' of cultural value: from public to cultural valueThe social (networked) life of cultural valueConclusion: critical cultural valueReferencesII Making Culture Count in Political Contexts and DiscoursesIntroductionCultural Measurement in International Development: The Need for Capacity Building in Cultural StatisticsThe work of the UIS Culture ProgrammeStatus of cultural statistics globallyUIS strategy to support the development of cultural statistics and the ability of countries to measure the culture sectorThe role of regional workshopsThe 2009 UNESCO FCS: helping to improve cultural statisticsThe application of the 2009 FCSImproving cultural statistics: suggestions for the futureReferencesCreative Accounts: Reimagining Culture and Wellbeing by Tapping into the Global Movement to Redefine Progress(Re)defining progress: a democratic taskMeasurement as a democratic issueDemocracy as a driver of progress and wellbeing in other areasSocial progress indicators mean better governanceSummary of Australian community indicators work: national overviewAustralian National Development Index (ANDI)What about cultural indicators?Community Indicators Victoria (CIV) case studyConclusionNoteReferencesMaking It Real: Measures of Culture in Local Sustainability Planning and ImplementationFrameworks for sustainability and cultural indicatorsICSP planning: a national experimentAnalysis of sustainability-related cultural indicator development in CanadaVision and expression of cultural valuePublic participationInterpretationsConclusionsNoteReferencesAlternative Indicators of Wellbeing for Melanesia: Cultural values driving public policyThe case for alternativesBackgroundAlternative indicators of land and natural resource accessAlternative indicators of traditional knowledge and production skillsAlternative indicators of community vitalityAdding 'alternative indicators' adds valueConclusionReferencesHeritage as a Cultural Measure in a Postcolonial SettingSituating cultural heritageHeritage in a postcolonial settingCurrent heritage debates in AustraliaThe destruction of heritage: an example from AustraliaHeritage as a modern responseConclusionReferencesIII Critical and Creative Approaches to Cultural Measurement Practice IntroductionDemocratising Cultural Indicators: Developing a Shared Sense of ProgressTheorising cultural indicatorsHistorical contexts: 'how much?' and 'how good?'A theoretical organisation of indicatorsA conceptual handshake of theory, policy and local valuesCase study in the City of Port PhillipCity of Port Phillip: local contextA participatory approach to the development of indicatorsData collection and communication of resultsKey results and achievementsCase study in the North Central neighbourhoodNorth Central Neighbourhood local contextA scaffolding of stakeholder engagement methodsCreative ethnography with young peopleSemi-structured interviews with residentsCommunity agency workshopConclusionNoteReferencesThe Metrics Syndrome: Cultural Scientism and Its DiscontentsFour reasons to question the way culture is counted in the United StatesCounting culture has distorted what it purports to supportA modest proposal: count what really counts (only if there's a good reason)ReferencesAccounting for Art in International Development: Insights from Artists' Initiatives in Central AmericaArts funding in the development contextDebating the social productivity of the arts in the context of developmentThe politics of measurementQuantitative metrics: objects and numbers over processesBroad social impactShort-term timeframeLocal versus multi-scalar agencyThe non-instrumentalised funding approachEvaluating outcomes from a 'non-instrumentalised' policyConclusionNotesReferencesA Holistic Framework for Evaluation of Arts EngagementThe challenges of evaluating the impact of arts engagementStakeholders in arts engagementWhat to measure and how to measure itThe debate about intrinsic and instrumental valueReframing intrinsic and instrumental value into a holistic frameworkHolistic approaches to wellbeingQualitative and quantitative data issuesConsidering neutral or negative outcomesA holistic framework for evaluating the impact of arts engagementElements of change in the frameworkPerspectives of changeDomains of changeDegree of changeBaseline and post-testApplication of the frameworkConclusionNoteReferencesNew Approaches to Cultural Measurement: On Cultural Value, Cultural Participation and Cultural DiversityArts evaluation: cultural value and cultural participationCommunity ethnography, grounded theory: City of WhittleseaDomains of participationForms of capitalsConclusion: mobile belongingsNoteReferencesCultural Measurement on Whose Terms? Critical Friends as an Experiment in Participant-Led EvaluationAbout the Peninsula projectAbout the Critical Friends projectCritical Friends: agency, political power and freedomProjects investigated: In a league of our own and 'now hear this'The framework of the commissionsIs my participation different to yours?A reluctance to participate (an unwillingness to be empowered)Effecting changeOff the wallConclusionReferences
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