The cultural and creative industries

O'Connor, Justin (2013) The cultural and creative industries. In Stevenson, D. & Young, G. (Eds.) The Ashgate Research Companion to Planning and Culture. Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, England.

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A critical and Historical account of the cultural and creative industries as a policy discourse. It argues that the emergence of a cultural policy discourse was part of a progressive democratic politics from the 1960s onwards, taking cognizance of the emergence of new kinds of commercial popular culture. It suggests that this period saw the merging of aesthetics and culture in particular ways. The creative industries come from a different source which combined innovation theory, embedded economics and entrepreneurialism in ways that resulted in a much less progressive politics. The chapter ends by suggesting the the idea of the creative industries is now at an end.

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ID Code: 43731
Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: A shorter version published in Stevenson, D. and Young, G The Ashgate Research Companion to Planning and Culture (Published: August 2013)
This version will appear in the journal ECONOMIAZ, translated into Spanish in late 2011
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Keywords: cultural Industries, creative industries, cultural policy, aesthetics
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Ashgate Publishing
Deposited On: 01 Aug 2011 00:07
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2015 16:37

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