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City As A Frame Of Homeland Identity

Author(s): Branimir Stojković
Subject(s): Cultural Essay, Political Essay, Societal Essay
Published by: Zavod za proučavanje kulturnog razvitka
Keywords: city; identity; homeland; Pirot; Serbia

Summary/Abstract: This paper has three parts. The first part explains genesis and development of identity concept from former philosophical and psychological to modern, mostly culturalist meanings of collective and cultural identity. The second part explains role of city identity in establishment of local cultural policy. After analyzing cultural policies of several Serbian cities, the author concludes that most of them have no clear idea of importance of city identity for their further urban development.

  • Issue Year: 2009
  • Issue No: 122-123
  • Page Range: 41-53
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: Serbian