Key Concepts in Creative Industries
- John Hartley - University of Sydney, Australia
- Jason Potts - RMIT University, Australia
- Stuart Cunningham - Queensland University of Technology, Australia
- Terry Flew - The University of Sydney, Australia
- Michael Keane - Queensland University of Technology, Australia, Curtin University, Australia
- John Banks - Queensland University of Technology, Australia
SAGE Key Concepts series
- 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.
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.
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.
Excellent study support for students of cultural and creative industries.
A useful text for exploring key concepts and terminology. Placed on recommended reading list
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.
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.
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.
Interesting book, but the topic coverage is to specific/on a higher level than what is needed for this class
Concise and useful for giving students an overview