Iurii Fokht-Babushkin is a founder of sociological studies of the arts in Russia after their revival in the 1960s. The author attempts to summarize not only his own results but the results of all his Russian colleagues in the field. The history of this field also turned out to be the personal history of its devotees and their formal and informal research groups. This book, based on hundreds of surveys, focuses on several central issues: principles of the holistic study of art's function in society; typological approach to analyzing art audience(s); role of the arts in personal development; quantitative and qualitative indicators in empirical studies of art; information support of making decisions on cultural policy and projects, etc. Extensive bibliography of the field (pp. 427-554).
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Book Description Aleteiia, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M5893293886