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Cities and the creative class

Author: Richard L Florida
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©2005.
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Richard Florida outlines how certain cities succeed in attracting members of the 'creative class' - the key economic growth asset - and argues that, in order to prosper, cities must harness this creative potential.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard L Florida
ISBN: 041594886X 9780415948869 0415948878 9780415948876
OCLC Number: 55018845
Description: viii, 198 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Cities and the creative class --
Competing in the age of talent --
The economic geography of talent --
Bohemia and economic geography --
Technology and tolerance / with Gary Gates --
The university town : leveraging talent, not technology --
Rebuilding lower Manhattan for the creative age.
Responsibility: Richard Florida.
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"Florida and others are changing the American urban agenda. This is a guidebook to the new knowledge-based economy. He mines the best available research to lay out powerful new policy options. No Read more...

 
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