This chapter builds on the author's research from her unpublished PhD thesis, 'Naming the world': a relational approach to cultural indicators and socially engaged arts (2012), and her 2010 discussion paper 'The menace of measurement: a discussion about arts indicators', commissioned by the Saskatchewan Arts Alliance in Saskatchewan, Canada, as well as a case study for the United Cities and Local Government's Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights titled 'The Community Pulse - measuring what matters'.

1. The Peacekeepers Circle met twice a week at Albert School, supported by Hirsch Greenberg at the Human Justice Faculty of the University of Regina and the Regina Alternative Measures Program. My involvement was at his invitation, seeing opportunity for creative engagement as an additional opportunity for collaborative expression and skill development for young people.


ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) (2006) 'City of Port Phillip Community Profile'. Accessed 15 January 2015. Available at: nsf/home/communityprofiles.

Badham, Marnie (2012) '"Naming the world": a relational approach to cultural indicators and socially engaged arts', unpublished PhD thesis (Melbourne: University of Melbourne).

Badham, Marnie (2011) Port Phillip, Australia: The Community Pulse - Measuring what Matters (CES/UCLG Library of Local Policies of Social Inclusion, Social Inclusion Observatory Barcelona: Committee on Social Inclusion and Participative Democracy (CSIPD), United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG)).

Badham, Marnie (2010) The Menace of Measurement: A Discussion about Arts Indicators (Regina: Saskatchewan Arts Alliance).

Badham, Marnie (2009) 'Cultural indicators: tools for community engagement?', International Journal of the Arts and Society, 3(5), 67-75.

Bauer, Raymond A. (1966) 'Social indicators', in American Academy of Arts and Sciences (ed.) Technology, Space, and Society (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press).

Canadian Bureau of Statistics (2007) Report on Neighbourhoods in Regina.

City of Port Phillip, Snapshots and Reports - Community Pulse Project. Accessed 6 January 2015. Available at: pulse.htm.

Duxbury, Nancy (2003) 'Cultural indicators and benchmarks in community indicator projects: performance measures for cultural investment?', Paper presented at Accounting for Culture: Examining the Building Blocks of Cultural Citizenship Colloquium, Gatineau, QC, 14-15 November.

Florida, Richard (2004) The Rise of the Creative Class and How it's Transforming Work, Leisure, Community and Everyday Life (New York: Basic Books).

Garrett-Petts, Will (2006) Quality of Life Reporting Systems and Cultural Indicators for Smaller Canadian Communities (Canada: Federation of Canadian Municipalities).

Gatehouse, Jonathon (2007) 'Canada's worst neighbourhood: How did the province where medicare was born end up with a city this frightening?', Maclean's, 15 January.

Gouiedo, Lief H. (1993) 'Proposals for a set of cultural indicators', Statistical Journal of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, 10(3), 227-289.

Hawkes, Jon (2001) The Fourth Pillar of Sustainability: Culture's Essential Role in Public Planning (Melbourne: Common Ground Publishing).

Innes, Judith E., and David E. Booher (2000) 'Indicators for sustainable communities: a strategy building on complexity theory and distributed intelligence', Planning Theory & Practice, 1(2), 173.

Landry, Charles (2008) The Creative City: A Toolkit for Urban Innovators (Earthscan).

Legowski, Barbara (2000) A Sampling of Community- and Citizen Driven Quality of Life/ Societal Indicators Projects (Ottawa: Canadian Policy Research Networks).

Leo, Geoff. (2014) '"Canada's worst neighbourhood" needs more attention: community leaders, residents', CBC News. Accessed 1 November 2014. Available at: http://

Liamputtong, Pranee (2007) Researching the Vulnerable: A Guide to Sensitive Research Methods (London; Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage).

Madden, Christopher (2005) 'Statistical indicators for arts policy', in International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFFACA) (ed.) D'Art Report.

Matarasso, Francois (2001) Cultural Indicators: Preliminary Review of Issues raised by Current Approaches (London: Arts Council of England).

Maria Rosario Jackson, Florence Kabwasa-Green and Joaquin Herranz (2006) 'Cultural vitality in communities: interpretation and indicators', in Culture, Creativity and Communities Program (Washington, DC: Urban Institute).

McKinley, Terry (1997) Cultural Indicators of Development (Paris: UN Research Institute for Social Development).

Mercer, Colin (2005) 'From indicators to governance to the mainstream: tools for cultural policy and citizenship', in Caroline Andrew (ed.) Accounting for Culture: Thinking through Cultural Citizenship (Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press), 9-20.

Mercer, Colin (2002) Towards Cultural Citizenship - Tools for Cultural Policy and Development. Available at: SSRN 2153304.

Namenwirth, J. Zvi (1984) 'Why cultural indicators? A critical agenda', in G. Melischek, K. Rosengren and J. Stappers (eds) Cultural Indicators: An International Symposium (Vienna: Alle Rechte Vorbehalten), 85-96.

OCPA (Observatory of Cultural Polices in Africa) (2004) 'Cultural indicators of human development in Africa, final report', International Seminar: Maputo, 3-5 March 2004.

Pattanaik, Prasanta K. (1997) Cultural Indicators of Wellbeing: Some Conceptual Issues (Paris: UNESCO).

Reijnders, Nol and Bouwman Harry (1984) 'Cultural indicators, the state of the art', in G. Melischek, K. Rosengren, and J. Stappers (eds) Cultural Indicators: An International Symposium (Vienna: Alle Rechte Vorbehalten).

Rosengren, Karl Erik (1984) 'Cultural indicators for the comparative study of culture', in G. Melischek, K.Rosengren, and J. Stappers (eds) Cultural Indicators: An International Symposium (Vienna: Alle Rechte Vorbehalten).

VicHealth (Victorian Health Promotion Foundation) (2014) Localities Enhancing Arts Participation. Accessed 2 November 2014. Available at: http://www.vichealth.vic.

Wilkinson Richard and Marmot Michael (2003) Social Determinants of Health: The Solid Facts (Geneva: World Health Organization).

Wiseman, John, Anne Langworthy, Neil McLean, Hayden Raysmith, Mike Salvaris, Joanne Pyke and Warwick Heine (2006) Measuring Wellbeing, Engaging Communities: Developing a Community Indicators Framework for Victoria: The Final Report of the Victorian Community Indicators Project (Melbourne: VicHealth Centre for the Promotion of Mental Health and Social Wellbeing, University of Melbourne).

< Prev   CONTENTS   Source   Next >