9780745648408

Global Creative Industries

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  • ISBN13:

    9780745648408

  • ISBN10:

    0745648401

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-08-19
  • Publisher: Polity

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Summary

The creative industries are the subject of growing attention among policy-makers, academics, activists, artists and development specialists worldwide. This engaging book provides a global overview of developments in the creative industries, and analyses how these developments relate to wider debates about globalization, cities, culture and the global creative economy.

Flew considers creative industries from six angles: industries; production; consumption; markets; places; and policies. Designed for the non-specialist, the text includes insightful and wide-ranging case studies on topics such as: fashion; design thinking; global culture; creative occupations; monopoly and competition; Shanghai and Seoul as creative cities; popular music and urban cultural policy; and the rise of “Nollywood”.

Global Creative Industries will be of great interest to students and scholars of media and communications, cultural studies, economics, geography, sociology, design, public policy, and the arts. It will also be of value to those working in the creative industries, and involved in their development.

Author Biography

Terry Flew is a professor of media and communication in the creative industries faculty at the Queensland University of Technology.

Table of Contents

Contents
List of Figures and Tables
Acknowledgements
Chapter One Industries
Chapter Two Production
Chapter Three Consumption
Chapter Four Markets
Chapter Five Places
Chapter Six Policies
Endnotes
Bibliography

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