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Cultural Work

Understanding the Cultural Industries, 1st Edition

Edited by Andrew Beck

Routledge

208 pages

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Description

Cultural Work examines the conditions of the production of culture. It maps the changed character of work within the cultural and creative industries, examines the increasing diversity of cultural work and offers new methods for analysing and thinking about cultural workplaces. Studying television, popular music, performance art, radio, film production and live performance it offers occupational biographies, cultural histories, practitioners' evidence, considerations of the economic environment as well as new ways of observing and studying the cultural industries.

About the Editor

Andrew Beck is head of Communication Culture and Media at Coventry University. His co-author of AS Media Studies: The Essential Introduction, also published by Routledge.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC052000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies