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The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries

Edited by: Kate Oakley , Justin O’Connor

Print publication date:  June  2015
Online publication date:  May  2015

Print ISBN: 9780415706209
eBook ISBN: 9781315725437
Adobe ISBN: 9781317533986

10.4324/9781315725437
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The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries is collection of contemporary scholarship on the cultural industries and seeks to re-assert the importance of cultural production and consumption against the purely economic imperatives of the ‘creative industries’.

Across 43 chapters drawn from a wide range of geographic and disciplinary perspectives, this comprehensive volume offers a critical and empirically-informed examination of the contemporary cultural industries.

A range of cultural industries are explored, from videogames to art galleries, all the time focussing on the culture that is being produced and its wider symbolic and socio-cultural meaning. Individual chapters consider their industrial structure, the policy that governs them, their geography, the labour that produces them, and the meaning they offer to consumers and participants.

The collection also explores the historical dimension of cultural industry debates providing context for new readers, as well as critical orientation for those more familiar with the subject. Questions of industry structure, labour, place, international development, consumption and regulation are all explored in terms of their historical trajectory and potential future direction.

By assessing the current challenges facing the cultural industries this collection of contemporary scholarship provides students and researchers with an essential guide to key ideas, issues, concepts and debates in the field.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  The Cultural Industries Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Valuing cultural industries Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Art and cultural industries Download PDF
Chapter  4:  The cultural industries as a sector of the economy Download PDF
Chapter  5:  The structure of the cultural industries Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Making things Download PDF
Chapter  7:  The literary as a cultural industry Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Multi-platform Media Download PDF
Chapter  9:  The Resilience of TV and Its Implications for Media Policy Download PDF
Chapter  10:  The globalization of TV formats Download PDF
Chapter  11:  The popular music industries Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Between Triple-A, Indie, Casual, and DIY Download PDF
Chapter  13:  ‘This Sporting Life is Going to Be the Death of Me’ Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Advertising as a Cultural Industry Download PDF
Chapter  15:  A Cultural Economy of Audio and Radio Technologies Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Culture and the City Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Consumption and Place Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Cottage Economy Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Producing “India” as Location Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Cultural Economy and Urban Development in Shanghai Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Cultural Industries in Transition Economies Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Turning the Post-Industrial Ccity into the Ccultural City Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Management in the Cultural Industries Download PDF
Chapter  24:  The popular music industries Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Emerging Labour Politics in Creative Industries Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Hollywood Cognitarians Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Class and Exclusion at Work Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Imagining the Cultural Consumer Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Challenging Boundaries Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Understanding Public Relations as a Cultural Industry Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Is Data Culture? Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Social Liabilities of Digitizing Cultural Institutions Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Popular Music Making and Promotional Work Inside the ‘New’ Music Industry Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Sport, Media and Audiences Download PDF
Chapter  35:  A Framework for Cultural Labour  Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Constructing Creativities Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Business as Usual Download PDF
Chapter  38:  The Creation and Destruction of the UK Film Council Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Widening Local Development Pathways Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Between cultural confidence and ideological insecurity Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Gender and the Cultural Industries Download PDF
Chapter  42:  The Marketing of Race in Cultural Production Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Cultural Industries and a Mass Communication Research Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Culture, Politics and the Cultural Industries Download PDF
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