Resilient creative economies? Creative industries on the urban fringe
Felton, Emma, Gibson, Mark, Flew, Terry, Graham, Philip W., & Daniel, Anna (2010) Resilient creative economies? Creative industries on the urban fringe. Continuum : Journal of Media & Cultural Studies, 24(4), pp. 131-137.
The relationship between culture and the economy is of growing interest to researchers, writers and policy makers. Advanced economies have become increasingly ‘culturalised’, pushing culture from the periphery to the centre of policy concerns and action. The economic downturn commencing in late 2008 generated predictions that ranged from the apocalyptic to the sanguine, across all sectors. This article offers an insight into the relationship between the economy, the creative industries and their geographic localities. It investigates creative industries situated away from the urban core, and located in the outer suburbs of Melbourne and Brisbane. We suggest that for creative industries situated in outer suburbs, there are characteristics that may contribute to their economic resilience.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||suburbs, cities, urban cultural policy, cultural geography, urban culture|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > CULTURAL STUDIES (200200)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > Schools > Journalism, Media & Communication
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 Taylor & Francis|
|Deposited On:||13 Nov 2011 22:52|
|Last Modified:||19 Aug 2014 03:55|
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