This collection brings together international experts from different continents to examine creativity and innovation in the cultural economy. In doing so, the collection provides a unique contemporary resource for researchers and advanced students. As a whole, the collection addresses creativity and innovation in a broad organizational field of knowledge relationships and transactions. In considering key issues and debates from across this developing arena of the global knowledge economy, the collection pursues an interdisciplinary approach that encompasses Management, Geography, Economics, Sociology and Cultural Studies.
1.Introduction: Creativity, Innovation and the Cultural Economy: Snake Oil for the Twenty-first Century? Andy C Pratt and Paul Jeffcutt 2.Advertising: a. Relocating Creativity in Advertising: From Aesthetic Specialisation to Strategic Integration Chris Bilton b. Provincial Parvenus: the Subaltern Sensibility of London Advertising creatives Sean Nixon 3.Music: a. The Digitalisation of Music David Hesmondhalgh b. On music as a Creative Industry Simon Frith, Martin Cloonan and John Williamson 4. Film and TV: a. Creativity in Context: Content, Cost, Chance, and Collection in the Organization of the Film Industry Mark Lorenzen b. The Governance of Innovation in the Film and Television Industry: a case study of London, UK Andy C Pratt & Galina Gornostaeva 5. New Media: a. Cultural Production in the Transnational City. A Study of New Media in Vancouver Tom Hutton b. Creative Biographies in New Media: Social Innovation in Web work Rosalind Gill 6. Design: a. Situating the Design Sector: Insights from the Case of Montréal, Canada. Debborah Leslie and Norma Rantisi b. Creativity and Innovation in the Scandinavian Design Industry: Designed in Stockholm Dominic Power 7. Museums/Visual Arts/Performance: a. Creativity and Innovation in the Cultural Economy: Museums, Galleries and the Visual Arts Sara Selwood b. Does Hamlet have to be Naked? Art between Tradition and Innovation in German Theatres Doris Eikhof 8. Conclusion Andy C Pratt and Paul Jeffcutt