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Creative Industries is a daring collection of essays that charts the noisy revolution that is transforming the production, consumption, and understanding of culture in the all-wired era. It brings together seminal essays written across traditional and new media, industry sectors, and national contexts to demonstrate that content still drives a value-neutral, knowledge economy.* Chronicles the way mass culture is produced, packaged and circulated in a technology-enabled and globalized world* Draws together, in one accessible volume, seminal essays written across traditional and new media, industry sectors, and national contexts* Explores the subjects that have come to define the creative industries - including learning services, knowledge clusters, dot.coms, creative cities, networked incubators, the new media, and the shift from the "culture industries" to the "industries of culture"* Features 31 essays by leading international scholars - covering the creative industries of several fields, including book publishing, TV production, urban development, and games* Includes substantial editorial introductions by the editor, making this a useful, engaging, and thought-provoking collection of the very best scholarship on modern creative culture.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405101486
ISBN-10: 1405101482
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 150mm x 25mm)
Pages: 432
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Hartley

John Hartley is Dean of the Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University of Technology, Australia. He is the author of numerous books in the field, including A Short History of Cultural Studies (2003), Communication, Cultural and Media Studies: The Key Concepts (2002), Uses of Television (1999), and Popular Reality: Journalism, Modernity, Popular Culture (1996). He is editor of the International Journal of Cultural Studies.

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