Multimedia and Regional Economic Restructuring

Edited by Hans-Joachim Braczyk, Gerhard Fuchs, Hans-Georg Wolf

© 1999 – Routledge

444 pages

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Hardback: 9780415198578
pub: 1999-10-14

About the Book

Since the explosion of multimedia, the creation and promotion of multimedia clusters has become a target for regional development strategies across the globe. This work offers the first inter-regional comparison of the multimedia industry.

Analysing thirteen American, European and Asian regions, leading academics examine factors which drive the emergence of multimedia clusters and processes by which they are formed,


'…a valuable collection of papers.' - Thorsten Hulsmann, Regional Studies, Vol. 35.1, pp. 87-90, 2001

'This edited volume is…a timely constribution to the debate around the information society and regional development.' - David Gibbs, Department of Geography, University of Hull

About the Series

Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

In an increasingly interdependent world, many of the most important issues are driven by economic forces. This series applies newly developed economic techniques to some of the most pressing contemporary problems. The aim of the series is to demonstrate the relevance of modern economic theory to the modern world economy, and to provide key reading for researchers and policy-makers.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General