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Key Concepts in Creative Industries

  • John Hartley - Curtin University, Australia
  • Jason Potts - RMIT University, Australia
  • Stuart Cunningham - Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  • Terry Flew - Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  • Michael Keane - Queensland University of Technology, Australia, Curtin University, Australia
  • John Banks - Queensland University of Technology, Australia


© 2013 | 200 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
"This guide to the emerging language of creative industries field is a valuable resource for researchers and students alike. Concise, extensively referenced, and accessible, this this is an exceptionally useful reference work."
- Gauti Sigthorsson
, Greenwich University

"There could be no better guides to the conceptual map of the creative industries than John Hartley and his colleagues, pioneers in the field. This book is a clear, comprehensive and accessible tool-kit of ideas, concepts, questions and discussions which will be invaluable to students and practitioners alike. Key Concepts in Creative Industries is set to become the corner stone of an expanding and exciting field of study"
- Chris Barker, University of Wollongong

Creativity is an attribute of individual people, but also a feature of organizations like firms, cultural institutions and social networks. In the knowledge economy of today, creativity is of increasing value, for developing, emergent and advanced countries, and for competing cities.

This book is the first to present an organized study of the key concepts that underlie and motivate the field of creative industries. Written by a world-leading team of experts, it presents readers with compact accounts of the history of terms, the debates and tensions associated with their usage, and examples of how they apply to the creative industries around the world.

Crisp and relevant, this is an invaluable text for students of the creative industries across a range of disciplines, especially media, communication, economics, sociology, creative and performing arts and regional studies.

 
Introduction
 
The Concepts:
 
Aesthetics, Art
 
Agent/Agency
 
Attention
 
Audience
 
Cluster
 
Co-Creation (User-Created Content; User-Generated Content)
 
Competition
 
Complex Systems
 
Consumer
 
Convergence
 
Creative Arts
 
Creative Cities
 
Creative Class
 
Creative Destruction
 
Creative Economy
 
Creative Industries
 
Creative Labour
 
Creativity
 
Cultural Policy
 
Culture (History of Concept)
 
Culture Industry/Cultural Industries
 
Design
 
Digital Literacy
 
Entertainment
 
Entrepreneur/ship
 
Evolution
 
Expert
 
Globalization
 
Information Economy
 
Innovation
 
Institution
 
Intellectual Property
 
Internationalization (of Creative Industries)
 
Knowledge (Growth of)
 
Markets
 
Media
 
Networks
 
Power
 
Productivity
 
Public Culture
 
Representation
 
Technology
 
References
 
Index

This is an authoritative overview of a rapidly developing area of study and research. The book offers much to both those familiar with work on the creative industries and those for whom the concept is an entirely new object of study.

John Storey
Professor of Cultural Studies, University of Sunderland

There could be no better guides to the conceptual map of the creative industries than John Hartley and his colleagues, pioneers in the field. This book is a clear, comprehensive and accessible tool-kit of ideas, concepts, questions and discussions which will be invaluable to students and practitioners alike. Key Concepts in Creative Industries is set to become the corner stone of an expanding and exciting field of study.

Chris Barker
Associate Professor of Media and Cultural Studies, University of Wollongong, Australia

Excellent study support for students of cultural and creative industries.

Dr Jack Newsinger
Dept of Media and Communication, University of Leicester
August 25, 2015

A useful text for exploring key concepts and terminology. Placed on recommended reading list

Ms Kathy Walker
School of Social Sciences, University of East London
September 30, 2014

A quick reference that clarifies key concepts in cultural and creative industries. It's a good starting point for any student studying cultural and creative industries.

Ms Johanna Mavhungu
School of Journalism and Media Studies, Rhodes University
April 1, 2014

A well presented, contemporary presentation of concepts relating to the moderne creative industries that go genuinely benefit to that area of employment. The various sections are informed, and offer students valuable insights and frameworks that should assist in students developing a more complex appreciation of the future careers they intend to pursue.

Mr Philip Potter
Humanities , University of Chester
January 3, 2014

This guide to the emerging language of creative industries field is a valuable resource for researchers and students alike. Concise, extensively referenced, and accessible, this this is an exceptionally useful reference work.

Dr Gauti Sigthorsson
Communication and Creative Arts, Greenwich University
October 21, 2013

Interesting book, but the topic coverage is to specific/on a higher level than what is needed for this class

Mrs Anna karina Kjeldsen
Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University
June 24, 2013

Concise and useful for giving students an overview

Dr Douglas Chalmers
Cultural Business, Glasgow Caledonian University
December 11, 2012

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