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Creative Industries

John Hartley, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2005

In this book, John Hartley, Dean of the Creative Industries Faculty at the Queensland University of Technology of Australia,traces the emergence of the creative industries and then leads the reader to discover what and where the creative industries are.

The book is organized in six sections, the first three addressing creativity as it pertains to the world, identities and practices, while the last three sections focus on specific issues that are becoming more relevant in today’s social, political and economic arena, namely creative cities, creative enterprises and creative economies. The author cites numerous concrete examples to illustrate and clarify his theory. [05-27]