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Introducing the creative industries: from theory to practice

Introducing the creative industries: from theory to practice

Davies, Rosamund ORCID: 0000-0001-8645-8271 and Sigthorsson, Gauti (2013) Introducing the creative industries: from theory to practice. SAGE Publications Ltd., London, UK. ISBN 978-1849205733

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This is your complete guide to studying and succeeding in the creative industries. This book takes you through the history, trends, products and markets of the creative industries, showing how success depends on a mix of ideas, tactics and talent.

When understanding social networks and cultural economy is just as important as hands-on skills or an entrepreneurial spirit, Introducing the Creative Industries shows you how to use theories, concepts and practical skills to get ahead in their course and professional life. Creatively imagined and beautifully written, this book:

Interweaves theoretical concepts and professional practice on every page
Uses cultural economy to teach the essential concepts and thinkers
Integrates case studies from fashion and gaming to journalism and music
Teaches strategies for navigating the links between skills, industries, creativity and markets.

This book shows you how to spot opportunities and use your knowledge and savvy to take kickstart your career in this fast-moving industry. It is an essential guidebook for students of creativity in media and communication, design, creative industries and business.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: [1] ISBN 9781849205733 (paperback), 9781849205726 (hardback).
Uncontrolled Keywords: creative industries, media
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Humanities & Social Sciences
School of Humanities & Social Sciences > Contemporary Media Arts & New Sciences Research Group
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