The creative industries are the subject of growing attention amongpolicy-makers, academics, activists, artists and developmentspecialists worldwide. This engaging book provides a globaloverview of developments in the creative industries, and analyseshow these developments relate to wider debates about globalization,cities, culture and the global creative economy. Flew considers creative industries from six angles: industries;production; consumption; markets; places; and policies. Designedfor the non-specialist, the text includes insightful andwide-ranging case studies on topics such as: fashion; designthinking; global culture; creative occupations; monopoly andcompetition; Shanghai and Seoul as creative cities; popular musicand urban cultural policy; and the rise of “Nollywood”.Global Creative Industries will be of great interest tostudents and scholars of media and communications, culturalstudies, economics, geography, sociology, design, public policy,and the arts. It will also be of value to those working in thecreative industries, and involved in their development.
About the Author
Terry Flew is a professor of media and communication in the creative industries faculty at the Queensland University of Technology.
Table of Contents
ContentsList of Figures and TablesAcknowledgementsChapter One IndustriesChapter Two ProductionChapter Three ConsumptionChapter Four MarketsChapter Five PlacesChapter Six PoliciesEndnotesBibliography