Embedded digital creatives
Goldsmith, Ben (2014) Embedded digital creatives. In Hearn, Gregory N., Bridgstock, Ruth S., Goldsmith, Ben, & Rodgers, Jess (Eds.) Creative Work Beyond the Creative Industries : Innovation, Employment and Education. Edward Elgar Publishing, London.
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Digital creatives are spread widely across the economy, and growing rapidly in number. New industries such as mobile applications (apps) development are creating new occupations and services, and transforming some older ones. Digital creatives are driving innovation and economic growth in these industries and service sectors. Digital technologies and processes are becoming increasingly important in virtually all spheres of creative work, as they are across the economy. And yet there is no broad agreement either in Australia or worldwide about the constitution of the digital creative grouping, and only limited understanding of both the role of creatives in the digital economy and innovation, and of the issues and challenges they face. Who are they? Where are they working? Where are their numbers growing? The answers to these questions will help to inform the development of policy and the fostering of an environment that promotes digital content and creativity.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||Creative Industries, Creative Occupations, Digital creative work|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > Communication Technology and Digital Media Studies (200102)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2014 Edward Elgar Publishing|
|Deposited On:||02 Jan 2014 23:01|
|Last Modified:||21 May 2016 09:27|
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