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Culture and Recreation: Links to Well-Being
Published on 30/04/2004
This paper explores the importance of culture and recreation for the health and well-being of individuals and communities. It is the eighth in a series of papers written in support of the Vibrant Communities project. Evidence from a variety of fields points to the wide-ranging benefits, in terms of health and well-being, skills development, social capital and economic strength, from investment in these areas. The paper concludes that culture and recreation are essential social amenities – or key elements of social infrastructure – that add significant value to cities and communities.
ISBN – 1-55382-102-5
Culture et loisirs : Liens au mieux-être
ISBN – 1-55382-104-1