This paper explores a recent conflict over the youth phenomenon known as “raving” in the city of Chicago.
The research reported here compares 48 communities in an effort to understand why some communities are more contentious than others when it comes to fighting over art and cultural expression.
Steven J. Tepper, associate director of the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy and associate professor in the department of sociology at Vanderbilt; and incoming dean (July 2014) of the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University
A presentation by Steven J. Tepper, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Associate Director of the Curb Center, Vanderbilt University
Dr. Tepper is the co-editor, with Bill Ivey, of Engaging Art: The Next Great Transformation in America's Cultural Life (Routledge, 2008). He is currently working on a book which assesses 900 cases of struggles over art, education, and culture in 75 American cities during the 1990's.
Presenter: Steven Tepper, Deputy Director, Princeton University Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies
View Steven Tepper's paper: "Culture, Conflict and Community: Rituals of Protest or Flairs of Competition"