The arts—from visual arts and literature to performing arts such as music, drama, and dance—provide benefits that extend beyond individual enjoyment and personal enrichment, to include exposure to new perspectives, sharpened learning skills among young people, expanded capacity for empathy, and stronger social bonds in communities. RAND studies have shown that the many benefits of arts education and involvement can be sustained and enhanced by strengthening public appreciation of humanities and the arts.
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A listing of about 215 books and magazine articles on the "live" performing arts, excluding cinema and music halls, but including theater, opera, ballet, and concerts. Community and campus theater is included.
The list of "Values and Rights" of the Commission on the Year 2000 of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is used as a basis for an attempt to isolate and analyze those probable and possible changes in values that policymakers of the future mus...
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Ph.D. and M.A. in education, University of Michigan; B.A. in political philosophy, Michigan State University
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Ph.D. in economics, University of California, Berkeley; B.A. in economics, Wellesley College
Ph.D. in sociology, University of Wisconsin; B.A. in government, Wesleyan University
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M.A. in English, University of California, Los Angeles
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Ph.D. in clinical psychology, University of California, Los Angeles
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M.A. in psychology, University of Minnesota
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Ph.D. in English, University of Washington