Working Paper Ircres-CNR 03/2017                             
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The role of culture in urban contexts*


Giuseppe Cornelli

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This short paper aims to analyse from an interdisciplinary perspective the role of culture, cultural institutions and cultural actors in the urban scenarios. The main goal is to underline that this type of analysis have to take in consideration several academic disciplines: in particular, the analysis will be done from the point of view of public art, urban sociology, urban geography and economics of culture in order to provide a comprehensive tretment of the subject.


Culture; Urban context; Urban geography; Interdisciplinary; Economics of culture;


JEL codes:

R11, R58, Z10


Reference to this paper should be made as follows:

Cornelli G. (2017) “The role of culture in urban contexts", Working Paper CNR-IRCRES, vol. 3,
n. 3, pp. 1-9, ISSN (on line): 2421-7158.


 DOI: 10.23760/2421-7158.2017.003


* Si ringrazia sentitamente il dott. Buzio Aldo per il prezioso supporto fornito.



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