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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Tucker, Joan M.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Institute of Education
Article Title
The arts for living
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Journal Title
Journal of Education and Development in the Caribbean
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2000
Volume ID
4
Issue ID
2
Page(s)
123-28
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Abstract
Looks at the growing attention that arts education is gaining in North America, and the place and role of the arts in Jamaica. Argues that despite the prominence of the arts in Jamaican society, comparatively little has been done to establish the arts in the education system since the country gained independence. Argues for the value of the arts, but contends that if they are to become tools for living they must enter the educational arena as curriculum subjects; they must be taught by reference to the structures and elements central to each art form, and arts criticism and analysis should gain prominence.....
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