The South African government uses culture and art as a way of achieving togetherness, mutual understanding and respect and as a means of overcoming the long and heavy legacy of colonialism and apartheid. In Brazil, music is commonly used to lure youth away from drugs and crime. Percussion, in particular, seems to offer the additional side-effect of channelling frustration and aggression into harmony. What else can culture do?
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Culture Report, European Union National Institutes for Culture Yearbook 2012/2013, v. 5, p. 98-106
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Reiter, Bernd, "A Voice for the Voiceless" (2013). Government and International Affairs Faculty Publications. 103.