Commentary: Arts, Neighborhoods, and Social Practices: Towards an Integrated Epistemology of Community Arts

@article{Chapple2010CommentaryAN,
  title={Commentary: Arts, Neighborhoods, and Social Practices: Towards an Integrated Epistemology of Community Arts},
  author={K. Chapple and S. Jackson},
  journal={Journal of Planning Education and Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={29},
  pages={478 - 490}
}
Despite a common concern for social change, the multidisciplinary fields of city planning and performance studies rely on different theories, epistemologies, and language. We argue that these fields share common roots and would benefit from integrating their approaches.We use three issues in community arts, along with a case study from Oakland, California, as a lens into this new joint epistemology. The first is the concern over arts as instrument: the tension over the social uses of arts and… Expand

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