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The Rise of the Creative Class, Revisited (10th Anniversary Edition) / Edition 2

The Rise of the Creative Class, Revisited (10th Anniversary Edition) / Edition 2

by Richard Florida
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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: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Author of the bestselling The Rise of the Creative Class and Who's Your City?Richard Florida is a regular columnist for The Atlantic. He has written for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and other publications. His multiple awards and accolades include the Harvard Business Review's Breakthrough Idea of the Year. He was named one of Esquire magazine's Best and Brightest (2005) and one of BusinessWeek's Voices of Innovation (2006). He lives in Toronto, Canada.

Table of Contents

Preface to The Rise of the Creative Class, Revisited vii

Preface to the Original Edition xxi


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


18 Every Single Human Being Is Creative 383

Appendix 401

Notes 437

Acknowledgments 467

Index 469

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