Joni Maya Cherbo's research while affiliated with Northeastern University and other places

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Chapter
Artists are as Integral to human life as water is to fish, although their accord, stature, training, expressive outlets, techniques, and tools will vary over time and place. The arts have held a special place in human life from the beginning of recorded history. The capacity to dance, sing, paint, dramatize, and write is part of our species' capaci...

Citations

... Jeffri distinguishes three categories among a large series of definitions of who is considered to be a professional artist: the "market place definition," the "education and affiliation" definition, and the "self-and peer" definition (2004,53). Moreover, within the context of arts policy, any definition will have a tangible impact on the allocation of scarce resources (Karttunen 1998;Galligan and Cherbo 2004;Heikkinen 2004). Also, any attempt at quantification (e.g., of the number of professional artists) will inevitably be biased by the definition used. ...