Mental health via cultural citizenship

McCabe, K., Summerton, R. and Parr, H. (2007) Mental health via cultural citizenship. Journal of Public Mental Health, 6(4), pp. 33-36. (doi: 10.1108/17465729200700026)

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Arts can make an important contribution to the social inclusion of marginalised groups such as those with mental health problems. In this article three different voices ‐ those of the arts project user and artist, the project manager and artist, and the academic ‐ explain from their varying perspectives what this contribution may be, and how it operates. By enabling cultural citizenship, the arts provide a means for people who would otherwise remain on the margins of their communities to participate in public life and inhabit mainstream social spaces.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Parr, Professor Hester
Authors: McCabe, K., Summerton, R., and Parr, H.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Geographical and Earth Sciences
Journal Name:Journal of Public Mental Health
ISSN (Online):2042-8731

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