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The Cultural Economy of Cities

£14.99

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Culture is big business. It is at the root of many urban regeneration schemes throughout the world, yet the economy of culture is under-theorized and under-developed. In this wide-ranging and penetrating volume, the economic logic and structure of the modern cultural industries is explained. The connection between cultural production and urban-industrial concentration is demonstrated and the book shows why global cities are the homelands of the modern cultural industries. This book covers many sectors of cultural economy, from craft industries such as clothing and furniture, to modern media industries such as cinema and music recording. The role of the global city as a source of creative and innovative energy is examined in detail, with particular attention paid to Paris and Los Angeles.

Sage paperback. There is an oblique crease of the lower corner of the front cover and some dog-earing of the underlying 15 pages. Apart from this defect this volume is pristine with no marks and good binding.

Item details

Author(s):
Allen J Scott
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23 x 15.5 cm approx
Edition:
2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0761954554
ISBN-13:
9780761954552
Number of pages:
245
Publisher:
SAGE
Title:
The Cultural Economy of Cities

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Culture is big business. It is at the root of many urban regeneration schemes throughout the world, yet the economy of culture is under-theorized and under-developed. In this wide-ranging and penetrating volume, the economic logic and structure of the modern cultural industries is explained. The connection between cultural production and urban-industrial concentration is demonstrated and the book shows why global cities are the homelands of the modern cultural industries. This book covers many sectors of cultural economy, from craft industries such as clothing and furniture, to modern media industries such as cinema and music recording. The role of the global city as a source of creative and innovative energy is examined in detail, with particular attention paid to Paris and Los Angeles.

Sage paperback. There is an oblique crease of the lower corner of the front cover and some dog-earing of the underlying 15 pages. Apart from this defect this volume is pristine with no marks and good binding.

Author(s):
Allen J Scott
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23 x 15.5 cm approx
Edition:
2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0761954554
ISBN-13:
9780761954552
Number of pages:
245
Publisher:
SAGE
Title:
The Cultural Economy of Cities

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