Culture as a key dimension of sustainability: [Recurs electrònic] : exploring concepts, themes, and models / Nancy Duxbury and Eileen Gillette

By: Duxbury, Nancy.
Gillette, Eileen.
Publisher: Vancouver : Creative City Network of Canada : Centre of Expertise on Culture and Communities, 2007Description: 24 p. : digital, fitxer PDF (600,39 Kb).Series: Working paper (Centre of Expertise on Culture and Communities): 1Online resources: Summary: The paper begins with an overview of how sustainability and community development inform emerging views of sustainable community development. The cultural threads running through literature on sustainability and community development are highlighted, intertwined with discussions on social sustainability and community capital, and informed by community cultural development and eco-arts. Part two outlines ten prevailing themes in the emerging cultural sustainability literature. Part three presents three models of sustainability that include culture as a significant component: the four-pillar model of sustainability, the four well-beings of community sustainability, and the medicine wheel approach to sustainability. A brief chronology of key points in the co-evolution of thinking about sustainability, development, and culture is presented in Appendix A. (Font: Autor)
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The paper begins with an overview of how sustainability and community development inform emerging views of sustainable community development. The cultural threads running through literature on sustainability and community development are highlighted, intertwined with discussions on social sustainability and community capital, and informed by community cultural development and eco-arts. Part two outlines ten prevailing themes in the emerging cultural sustainability literature. Part three presents three models of sustainability that include culture as a significant component: the four-pillar model of sustainability, the four well-beings of community sustainability, and the medicine wheel approach to sustainability. A brief chronology of key points in the co-evolution of thinking about sustainability, development, and culture is presented in Appendix A. (Font: Autor)

I. Background/Key Informing Contexts -- II. Emerging Literature on Cultural Sustainability -- III. Models of Sustainability Incorporating Culture -- References

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