Publications

Publications Archive

The following archive contains various books, reports, working papers, and syllabi published by the Cultural Policy Center.

February, 2006

The Case for Changes in International Law in the Aftermath of the 2003 Gulf War

Abstract: The 1954 Hague Convention on the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict was written in response to the large-scale intentional destruction and damage to cultural property perpetrated by Nazi Germany during World...


February, 2006

The 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and its 1999 Second Protocol

The presentation will focus on the comparisons between and contributions of provisions related to safeguarding of and respect for generally protected cultural property under the 1954 Hague Convention and its Second Protocol. It is divided into three...


February, 2006

Thieves of Baghdad - And of the World's Cultural Property

Abstract: Ultimately, we must develop a comprehensive global strategy that joins all the elements of international power to combat the illicit antiquities trade in several meaningful and complementary ways. First, the strategy must include an...


November, 2005

Compensation Environments in the Illinois Nonprofit Arts Labor Market

This study of executive compensation to arts leaders in Illinois summarizes key employment statistics and presents results from a factor analysis showing four models of compensation environments found within arts organizations. The story told by...


November, 2005

Laughing through the Armory Show

Walt Kuhn and Frederick James Greg made the Armory Show the first art exhibition promoted nation-wide in America, and taking advantage of advertising techniques pioneered by Barnum, they introduced the European avant-garde to American audiences as a...


October, 2005

The Future of Public Television

The threat of reduced federal funding looms. Conventional wisdom says public television has lost sight of its mission and mandate. Competing political interests, economic challenges and a static, aging pool of viewers have pushed the public...


October, 2005

Changing Arts Audiences: Capitalizing on Omnivorousness

These should be boom times for the fine arts in America, as the Baby Boom generation - - those born between 1946 and 1965 -- are better educated, wealthier, more urban and more widely traveled than their parents - - all correlates of active arts...


May, 2005

Switching Channels: Organization and Change in TV Broadcasting

Opportunities for research in the broadcasting sector embrace both formal quantitative and more general descriptive approaches. This study mainly follows the latter course. Its predecessor Creative Industries found a large gap to be filled by...


April, 2005

The Artistic Dividend: The Arts’ Hidden Contributions to Regional Development

Executive summary Artistic activity is often viewed as a discretionary element in a regional economy, rather like icing on a cake of industry, finance and basic services. The economic impact of the arts has generally been gauged by totaling up...


April, 2005

The Artistic Dividend Revisited

Executive summary Artists continue to sort themselves out among American cities. In the 1990s, they reversed a trend of several decades and gravitated in larger numbers towards three premier centers of tourism,...

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