Analytical approach to cultural policy and the development of civil society in Europe. Possiblities and prospects of influencing through cultural policy, the development of civil societies in the new democracies of Europe.
The research encompasses both theoretical discussions and a commentary on expert views from Estionia, Finland, Great Britain, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, the Netherlands, Poland and Slovenia. The research provides a social, artistic and above all an economic view of civil society in Europe.
Opportunities, threats and conditions to the pursuit of cultural policy based on a civil society are brought to the fore in this book which evaluates the present status quo of the pro-citizen approach to cultural policy in Europe.