Notes to “Who Will Be the Next Arts Revolutionary?”

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The following endnotes accompany our feature article, “Who Will Be the Next Arts Revolutionary?” published on March 7, 2016:   Graphic: The Boom in U.S. Nonprofits / The U.S. Arts Nonprofit Growth Spurt Reliable longitudinal data on the size of the nonprofit arts sector is difficult to come by for this period. In his 1984Read More

Core Research Process Update

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  History of change in the arts ecosystem In December and early January we focused on reviewing resources uncovered in our initial literature search which provide a history of the larger nonprofit sector, as well as assembling data from multiple of these sources on the size of the nonprofit arts sector at different periods. WeRead More

Core Research Process Update: November 2015

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History of change in the arts ecosystem For our examination of the expansion of the nonprofit arts sector, we have continued to prioritize and review resources identified in our initial scan of the literature (shared in our September research update) as well as a few additional sources: DiMaggio, P. J. (2006) Nonprofit organizations and theRead More

Core Research Process Update: October 2015

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This month we looked more closely at the idea of television addiction and the choices that people make with regard to their television viewing. The literature appears to agree that television addiction does exist, and that it describes a particular set of behaviors that resemble drug or alcohol addiction. We found that television choices areRead More