The Rise of the Creative Class--Revisited: 10th Anniversary Edition--Revised and Expanded / Edition 2

The Rise of the Creative Class--Revisited: 10th Anniversary Edition--Revised and Expanded / Edition 2

by Richard Florida
     
 


Ten years after its first publication, the theory of the Creative Class is more relevant than ever. Now for the first time, the original book is revised and updated for a new generation.See more details below

Overview


Ten years after its first publication, the theory of the Creative Class is more relevant than ever. Now for the first time, the original book is revised and updated for a new generation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465029938
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
06/26/2012
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.36(h) x 1.62(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface to The Rise of the Creative Class, Revisited vii

Preface to the Original Edition xxi

Introduction

1 The Transformation of Everyday Life 1

Part 1 The Creative Age

2 The Creative Economy 15

3 The Creative Class 35

Part 2 Work

4 The Machine Shop and the Hair Salon 65

5 Brave New Workplace 84

6 No-Collar 100

Part 3 Life

7 Time Warp 125

8 The Experiential Life 133

9 The Big Morph 157

Part 4 Community

10 Place Matters 183

11 The Geography of Class 203

12 The 3T's of Economic Development 228

13 Global Reach 266

14 Quality of Place 280

15 Building the Creative Community 304

Part 5 Contradictions

16 The Geography of Inequality 353

17 The Inclining Significance of Class 366

Conclusion

18 Every Single Human Being Is Creative 383

Appendix 401

Notes 437

Acknowledgments 467

Index 469

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