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Good & plenty : the creative successes of American arts funding

Author: Tyler Cowen
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2006.
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Americans agree about government arts funding in the way the women in the old joke agree about the food at the wedding: it's terrible--and such small portions! Americans typically either want to abolish the National Endowment for the Arts, or they believe that public arts funding should be dramatically increased because the arts cannot survive in the free market. It would take a lover of the arts who is also a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cowen, Tyler.
Good & plenty.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005030005
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tyler Cowen
ISBN: 9781400827008 1400827000 1282087363 9781282087361 9786612087363 6612087366
OCLC Number: 355805186
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (196 pages)
Contents: Warring perspectives --
Indirect subsidies: the genius of the American system --
Direct subsidies: are they too conservative? --
Copyright and the future of decentralized incentives --
Toward a beautiful and liberal future.
Other Titles: Good and plenty
Responsibility: Tyler Cowen.
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Argues why the US way of funding the arts, while largely indirect, results not in the terrible and the small, but in good and plenty - and how it could result in even more and better. Bringing  Read more...


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A rare and much needed objective look at the topic of government funding for the arts. Avoiding the hyperbole often heard on both sides of the argument, Cowen offers a balanced overview of Read more...

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