Introduction : creative industries and innovation policy
Potts, Jason D. (2009) Introduction : creative industries and innovation policy. Innovation : Management, Policy and Practice, 11(2), pp. 138-147.
This special issue of Innovation : Management, Policy & Practice (also released as a book: ISBN 978-1-921348-31-0) will explore some empirical and analytic connections between creative industries and innovation policy. Seven papers are presented. The first four are empirical, providing analysis of large and/or detailed data sets on creative industries businesses and occupations to discern their contribution to innovation. The next three papers focus on comparative and historical policy analysis, connecting creative industries policy (broadly considered, including media, arts and cultural policy) and innovation policy. To introduce this special issue I want to review the arguments connecting the statistical, conceptual and policy neologism of ‘creative industries’ to: (1) the elements of a national innovation system; and (2) to innovation policy. In approaching this connection, two overarching issues arise.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Creative Industries, Innovation Policy, Media, Arts, Cultural Policy|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > Communication Studies (200101)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 eContent Management|
|Deposited On:||03 Jun 2010 07:30|
|Last Modified:||01 Mar 2012 00:14|
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