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Cities and the creative class

Author: Richard L Florida
Publisher: New York, NY [u.a.] Routledge 2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Transferred to digital printingView all editions and formats
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In this book, Florida outlines how certain cities succeed in attracting members of the 'creative class' - people who work in information-age economic sectors and in industries driven by innovation  Read more...

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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: 552179751
Description: VIII, 198 S. graph. Darst., Kt
Contents: Acknowledgements 1. Introduction 2. Cities and the Creative Class Part 1: The Talent Economy 3. Competing in the Age of Talent 4. The Economic Geography of Talent Part 2: Creativity and Diversity 5. Bohemia and Economic Geography 6. Technology and Tolerance (with Gary Gates) Part 3: Place and the New City 7. The University Town: Leveraging talent, not technology 8. Rebuilding Lower Manhattan for the Creative Age Endnotes Appendices
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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