This series brings together book-length original research in cultural and creative industries from a range of perspectives. Charting developments in contemporary cultural and creative industries thinking around the world, the series aims to shape the research agenda to reflect the expanding significance of the creative sector in a globalised world.
Strategic Cultural Center Management
Access, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Cultural Organizations Insights from the Careers of Executive Opera Managers of Color in the US
The Classical Music Industry
Stephen Chen, Shane Homan, Tracy Redhead, Richard Vella
April 12, 2021
The Music Export Business examines the workings of the fast-changing world of music industry exports. The music industry is in a state of flux, resulting from changes in technology, markets, government policies and most recently the COVID-19 pandemic. Streaming and competitive global markets have...
Elisabetta Lazzaro, Nathalie Moureau, Adriana Turpin
March 15, 2021
Researching Arts Markets brings together a chorus of contributors from various disciplinary perspectives. In doing so, this collection offers a unique multi-disciplinary contribution to disentangle key aspects and trends in art market practices from the past to nowadays, namely art collectors, the ...
March 15, 2021
Strategic Cultural Center Management focuses on private cultural centers and their operational preconditions. The aim is to illustrate how to strategically manage a cultural center in varied external environments. Analysing processes of organizational change, the author uses institutional and ...
Marta Massi, Marilena Vecco, Yi Lin
December 11, 2020
This research-based book investigates the effects of digital transformation on the cultural and creative sectors. Through cases and examples, the book examines how artists and art institutions are facing the challenges posed by digital transformation, highlighting both positive and negative effects...
Antonio C. Cuyler
October 01, 2020
Analyzing the lack of diversity among opera executives, this book examines the careers of executive opera managers of color in the U.S. By interrogating the impact of race on arts managers’ careers, the author contemplates how opera might attract and retain more racially diverse arts managers to ...
Stephanie E. Pitts, Sarah M. Price
September 24, 2020
Drawing on unique multi-arts, multi-city scholarly research, Understanding Audiences for the Contemporary Arts makes a timely and urgent contribution to debates about the place of arts and culture in contemporary society. The authors critically interrogate the challenges of access, diversity, ...
Chris Dromey, Julia Haferkorn
May 29, 2020
This volume brings together academics, executives and practitioners to provide readers with an extensive and authoritative overview of the classical music industry. The central practices, theories and debates that empower and regulate the industry are explored through the lens of classical ...
Tobie S. Stein
November 11, 2019
Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Performing Arts Workforce examines the systemic and institutional barriers and individual biases that continue to perpetuate a predominately White nonprofit performing arts workforce in the United States. Workforce diversity, for purposes of this book, is defined ...
Cheryl Slay Carr
March 26, 2019
The music industry offers the opportunity to pursue a career as either a creative (artist, producer, songwriter, etc.) or as a music business "logician" (artist manager, agent, entertainment attorney, venue manager, etc.). Though both vocational paths are integral to the industry’s success, the ...
October 17, 2018
The creative and cultural industries are a dynamic and rapidly expanding field of enterprise. Yet all too often the dominant narrative about arts organisations is one of crisis, collapse, and closure. This edited collection seeks to challenge that narrative through pursuing a focus on ...
August 08, 2018
Arts and Cultural Management: Sense and Sensibilities in the State of the Field opens a conversation that is much needed for anyone identifying arts management or cultural management as primary areas of research, teaching, or practice. In the evolution of any field arises the need for scrutiny, ...
Patricia Dewey Lambert, Robyn Williams
August 06, 2018
Performing arts centers (PACs) are an integral part of the cultural and creative industries, significantly influencing the cultural, social, and economic vitality of communities around the world. Virtually all PACs are community-based and serve the public interest, whether structured as a public, ...