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The Creative Citizen UnboundHow Social Media and DIY Culture Contribute to Democracy, Communities and the Creative Economy$
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Ian Hargreaves and John Hartley

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781447324942

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447324942.001.0001

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Asset mapping and civic creativity

Asset mapping and civic creativity

Chapter:
(p.181) Eight Asset mapping and civic creativity
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The Creative Citizen Unbound
Author(s):

Katerina Alexiou

Emma Agusita

Giota Alevizou

Caroline Chapain

Catherine Greene

Dave Harte

Gail Ramster

Theodore Zamenopoulos

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447324942.003.0008

Asset mapping was the most important methodological tool used in the Creative Citizens project. The history and best practice of this technique, is described, along with its adaptation to this project. Initially understood as a tool for capturing the values that drive creative civic actions and the value thereby generated, here the technique is applied for the dual purpose of supporting research and facilitating collaborative creation, with a focus on intangible assets such as knowledge, capabilities and skills, as well as social and cultural relationships. This approach innovated by examining the value of media assets in community and personal asset maps. We concluded that intangible assets around people, groups and organisations are the main carriers of untapped potential.

Keywords:   asset maps, asset mapping, intangible assets, media assets, community

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