Tom Borrup

Tom Borrup

October 12, 2017 by admin
During the past two decades, cultural planning practice in the United States has fallen behind that in parts of the world where cultural plans are required in city general plans, broader definitions of culture have been adopted, more domains of city planning have been integrated, and theoretical debate has progressed further. In the United States there is neither a field of cultural planning nor of cultural planners. Read More...
September 2, 2010 by admin
We can now treat culture not as one big blanket, but as the superimposition of many interwoven threads, each of which is individually addressable and connects different groups of people simultaneously…. In short, we’re seeing a shift from mass culture to massively parallel culture. — Chris Anderson, The Long Tail: Why the Future Is Selling Less of More Read More...
September 30, 2008 by admin
2008, 327 pages. The more things change, the more they remain the same. — Jean Baptiste Alphonse Karr, 1849 French critic and writer Read More...
September 30, 2006 by admin
2006, 280 pages, Fieldstone Alliance, 60 Plato Boulevard East, Suite 150, St. Paul, MN 55107, 651-556-4503, bandrews@FieldstoneAllicance.org. Read More...
July 31, 2006 by admin
2006, 114 pages. Published by the University of Minnesota, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, Project on Regional and Industrial Economics (PRIE). Funded by the McKnight Foundation and the Fesler-Lampert Chair in Urban and Regional Affairs, University of Minnesota. Read More...
July 31, 2006 by admin
A growing number of scholars and writers have been tracing the multiple connections between the arts and economic vitality during the past decade. A recent book by anthropologist Maribel Alvarez, There's Nothing Informal about It: Participatory Arts within the Cultural Ecology of Silicon Valley (2005) has drawn a new set of connections for me and raised the possibility that informal, or participatory, cultural practices may have greater meaning in an economic context than I previously recognized. Read More...
December 31, 2003 by admin
One of the greatest challenges to the human mind is to comprehend and to gain access to those things we know exist but cannot see.— Hernando DeSoto, The Mystery of Capital Read More...