1st Edition

Creativity, Innovation and the Cultural Economy

Edited By Andy C. Pratt, Paul Jeffcutt Copyright 2009
    304 Pages
    by Routledge

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    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 Andy C Pratt and Paul Jeffcutt  2.Advertising: a. Relocating Creativity in Advertising: From Creativity versus Strategy, to Creative Strategy, and Strategic Creativity? Chris Bilton  b. Provincial Parvenus: the Subaltern Sensibility of London Advertising creatives Sean Nixon  3.Music: a. Digitalisation, Music and Copyright 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  Dominic Power  7. Museums/Visual Arts/Performance:  a. 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


    Andy C. Pratt has been researching and writing about the cultural and creative economy for more than a decade. He has advised policy makers at urban, national and international levels: most recently UNCTAD and UNESCO. Andy is a Reader in Urban Cultural Economy in the Department of Geography and Environment, and Director of the Urban Research Centre at the London School of Economics.

    Paul Jeffcutt is Professor of Management Knowledge and the founding Director of Queen’s University’s interdisciplinary Centre for Creative Industry. He is a published poet and has been elected to the Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS) and elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, (FRSA).