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Recondita Armonia—A Reflection on the Function of Culture in Building Citizenship Capacity (Policy note No. 10), by Dick Stanley – 2007

Council of Europe Publishing has announced the publication of “Recondita Armonia—A Reflection on the Function of Culture in Building Citizenship Capacity (Policy note No. 10)” by author Dick Stanley.

According to Council of Europe Publishing, “This book explores the social effects of culture and explains how cultural participation contributes to building citizenship in modern, democratic societies. Culture is described as a strategic asset which can help meet the challenges of growing diversity and the complexity of life today. Policy makers should consider its added value in relation to making democracy work and enhancing social cohesion and inclusion. Cultural policies should seek to optimize this great potential.”

You can order this book (in English or French) from the Council of Europe Publishing website.

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