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The rise of the creative class, revisited

Author: Richard L Florida
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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 in the economy.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
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. The transformation of everyday life --
Part One : The Creative Age. The creative economy ; The creative class --
Part Two : Work: The machine shop and the hair salon ; Brave new workplace ; No-collar --
Part Three : Life. Time warp ; The experimental life ; The big morph --
Part Four : Community. Place matters ; The geography of class ; The 3T's of economic development ; Global reach ; Quality of place ; Building the creative community --
Part Five : Contradictions. The geography of inequality ; The inclining significance of class --
Conclusion. Every single human being is creative.
Responsibility: Richard Florida.
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"Ten years later, [Florida's original] book seems prescient. For the first time, being different is more prized than fitting in and black-and-white thinkers are being left behind."-Business Insider  Read more...


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