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Creativity, cultural studies, and services industries

Flew, Terry (2004) Creativity, cultural studies, and services industries. Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, 1(2), pp. 176-193.

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Abstract

While both the growth of services industries and the nature of creativity as a productive input are widely recognized, they are poorly understood. This paper considers the relationship between services industry growth and creativity inputs as part of a "cultural turn" in contemporary capitalist economies, with particular reference to the recent work of Scott Lash and John Urry, Jeremy Rifkin, and Richard Florida. It proposes ways of rethinking the relationship between services and creativity, particularly in understanding the role played by "creativity brokering" in the creative industries, and draws attention to growing tensions surrounding the concept of intellectual property.

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ID Code: 19362
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: Creativity, Service Industries, Creativity Brokering, Capitalism, Intellectual Property
DOI: 10.1080/14791420410001685377
ISSN: 1479-1420
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > CULTURAL STUDIES (200200)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 Taylor and Francis (CRC Press)
Deposited On: 01 Apr 2009 09:18
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:10

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