Community connectedness through the arts

Van de vyver, Julie and Abrams, Dominic (2017) Community connectedness through the arts. Discussion Paper. British Academy.

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Abstract

This essay illustrates the potential of an arts-based community-led intervention for promoting community connectedness and engagement. We first provide a brief overview of the topic area and then describe the specific arts-based intervention led by People United. We describe findings from a comprehensive mixed-methods evaluation to demonstrate the effectiveness of this programme for promoting community connectedness and engagement. Finally, we outline the implications of these findings for practitioners and policy-makers.

Keywords:Arts, Prosocial behaviour, Community, Policy, JCCluster
Subjects:C Biological Sciences > C810 Applied Psychology
C Biological Sciences > C880 Social Psychology
C Biological Sciences > C800 Psychology
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Psychology
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ID Code:30529
Deposited On:18 Jan 2018 11:22

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