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Becerra, César E. – Education and Culture, 2018
The following work is intended to be a closer look and commentary on the issue of gun violence and mass shootings in the United States of America. An overarching pragmatic lens will be utilized to argue that the time is now to make a change in our current trajectory of normalized gun violence in our schools, and society in general. We currently…
Descriptors: Weapons, Violence, Educational Environment, Educational Philosophy
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Ellison, Scott – Education and Culture, 2010
In this theoretical essay, my primary task is to develop a methodology for engaging the conceptual normativity, or common sense ideas, at work in the popular discursive practices of modern society. To do so, I will draw upon theories associated with continental philosophy, Deweyan pragmatism, and sociological theory that trace their lineages to…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Social Action, Methods, Public Policy
Menger, Pierre-Michel – Education and Culture, 1977
Discusses an economic and morphological analysis of the field of contemporary music creation in order to define the three major problems which face governments and local authorities which intervene to support a fairly large number of bodies concerned with the production and/or performance of music and which are unable to finance themselves.…
Descriptors: Concerts, Creativity, Financial Needs, Illustrations
Mennell, Stephen – Education and Culture, 1975
Between 1971 and 1975, fourteen towns, under the auspices of the Council of Europe, engaged in a systematic study of their cultural and recreational policies. Article provided some fresh thought about strategies in this important area of public policy. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Community Planning, Cultural Activities, Cultural Enrichment, Educational Research
Verpraet, J. – Education and Culture, 1975
The purpose of these remarks on financial procedure and cultural policies has been to plead for a more stringent approach in the dialogue between those whose role it is to give and create and those who are not content to be inactive beneficiaries. (Author)
Descriptors: Cultural Activities, Expenditures, Financial Policy, Local Government
Moulin, Raymonds – Education and Culture, 1977
The idea of setting aside part of the cost of public buildings for "decoration" took form in the 1930s. Discusses the current policy of commissioning decorative works as a way of building an artistic heritage for the future. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Art Products, Artists, Building Design, Community Development
Ghezzi, Giorgio; Grandi, Roberto – Education and Culture, 1975
This article provided an account of the organization of cultural activities in the city of Bologna, Italy. It stressed the activities' significance in terms of the city's cultural policy by attempting to show obstacles encountered and efforts made to overcome them. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Committees, Community Programs, Cultural Activities, Municipalities
Dijckmeester, F. Th. – Education and Culture, 1975
Article described the efforts of Apeldoorn to assist in the evolution of a new methodology of local administration, viz, that of democratic integrated planning, i.e., " provide local authorities with certain means to help them to rationalize their cultural policy". (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Cultural Activities, Decision Making, Local Government, Municipalities