GORDON, Andrea

M.S University of Wollongong 2012 Pages: 178

Community music, place and belonging in the Bega Valley, NSW, Australia

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Link to Thesis: http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=4722&context=theses

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The uncertain future of country towns in Australia has triggered wide-ranging discussions of their social, environmental and economic sustainability. Another, ‘fourth pillar’ of sustainability is cultural sustainability: encompassing questions of amenity, mobility, identity and belonging. These important aspects of rural living can have significant impacts on retaining populations and providing quality of life, yet cultural aspects of sustainability remain under-examined in research on rural areas...

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