A Handbook of Cultural Economicsby Ruth Towse
Pub. Date: 06/01/2003
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Academic economists from Europe, North America, and Australia provide a broad reference on the economics of the creative and performing arts and the heritage and cultural industries, a field that used to be called the economics of the arts. The titles of the alphabetically arranged entries have been kept simple to facilitate use; cross- references and a detailed index point readers to related topics. The general themes are the economic characteristics of cultural goods, cultural policy, the finance of culture, and analytical approaches. The entry-specific bibliographies refer mostly to articles in technical journals. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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