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The rise of the creative class, revisited

Author: Richard L Florida
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2012.
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Argues that the social changes of the past few decades have occurred by choice rather than involuntarily, citing the rise of a new creative social class that derives its identity and values from its roles as purveyors of creativity and finds its basis inthe economy.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard L Florida
ISBN: 9780465029938 0465029930 9780465029952 0465029957 9780465042487 0465042481
OCLC Number: 797970649
Notes: Substantially re-written version of: The rise of the creative class (published by Basic Books in 2002).
"10th anniversary edition"--Cover.
Description: xxv, 483 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction. 1. The transformation of everyday life --
Part One, The Creative Age: 2. The creative economy ; 3. The creative class --
Part Two, Work: 4. The machine shop and the hair salon ; 5. Brave new workplace ; 6. No-collar --
Part Three, Life: 7. Time warp ; 8. The experimental life ; 9. The big morph --
Part Four, Community: 10. Place matters ; 11. The geography of class ; 12. The 3T's of economic development ; 13. Global reach ; 14. Quality of place ; 15. Building the creative community --
Part Five, Contradictions: 16. The geography of inequality ; 17. The inclining significance of class --
Conclusion: 18. Every single human being is creative.
Responsibility: Richard Florida.

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Argues that the social changes of the past few decades have occurred by choice rather than involuntarily, citing the rise of a new creative social class that derives its identity and values from its roles as purveyors of creativity and finds its basis inthe economy.

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