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Advanced Introduction to Cultural Economics Elgar Advanced Introductions series

Towse, Ruth,

9781781954904 - Advanced Introduction to Cultural Economics Elgar Advanced Introductions series
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Ruth Towse has provided an indispensable guide and companion for anyone seeking an informed grasp of the economics of the cultural sector. In a series of wonderfully clear and well-organized chapters on themes including the creative economy, cultural policy, artists' labour markets and copyright, and characterized throughout by insightful references to key theories, players and institutions, this book skillfully lays out and explains the fundamental and distinctive economic features of artistic and cultural industries. A valuable resource and timely contribution to the thinking of an emerging generation of researchers and scholars.' - Gillian Doyle, University of Glasgow, UK'Ruth Towse presents a fabulous, broad ranging overview of cultural economics. The book explores the forefront of knowledge, is easy to read and reveals sound judgement. I highly recommend the book to anyone concerned about the relationship of culture to society - as everyone should!' - Bruno S. Frey, University of Zurich, Switzerland and Zeppelin University, Germany Elgar Advanced Introductions are stimulating and thoughtful introductions to major fields in the social sciences and law, expertly written by some of the world's leading scholars. Designed to be accessible yet rigorous, they offer concise and lucid surveys of the substantive and policy issues associated with discrete subject areas. Written by an internationally renowned expert in the field, Professor Ruth Towse, this book presents a comprehensive yet concise introduction to cultural economics. It covers a broad range of topics in the arts and cultural industries, using the tools of economics to explain their supply and demand, production and consumption. Starting from the 1960s concern about costs and public finance in the performing arts, the subject has developed over the last fifty years to include museums and built heritage, and lately, the wider creative industries and their issues with copyright. This book explains the theor

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Auteur Towse, Ruth,
ISBN/EAN 9781781954904
Druk 1
€ 23,78
Verwachte bezorgdatum: 31-05

Artikelomschrijving

Ruth Towse has provided an indispensable guide and companion for anyone seeking an informed grasp of the economics of the cultural sector. In a series of wonderfully clear and well-organized chapters on themes including the creative economy, cultural policy, artists' labour markets and copyright, and characterized throughout by insightful references to key theories, players and institutions, this book skillfully lays out and explains the fundamental and distinctive economic features of artistic and cultural industries. A valuable resource and timely contribution to the thinking of an emerging generation of researchers and scholars.' - Gillian Doyle, University of Glasgow, UK'Ruth Towse presents a fabulous, broad ranging overview of cultural economics. The book explores the forefront of knowledge, is easy to read and reveals sound judgement. I highly recommend the book to anyone concerned about the relationship of culture to society - as everyone should!' - Bruno S. Frey, University of Zurich, Switzerland and Zeppelin University, Germany Elgar Advanced Introductions are stimulating and thoughtful introductions to major fields in the social sciences and law, expertly written by some of the world's leading scholars. Designed to be accessible yet rigorous, they offer concise and lucid surveys of the substantive and policy issues associated with discrete subject areas. Written by an internationally renowned expert in the field, Professor Ruth Towse, this book presents a comprehensive yet concise introduction to cultural economics. It covers a broad range of topics in the arts and cultural industries, using the tools of economics to explain their supply and demand, production and consumption. Starting from the 1960s concern about costs and public finance in the performing arts, the subject has developed over the last fifty years to include museums and built heritage, and lately, the wider creative industries and their issues with copyright. This book explains the theor

Specificaties

Auteur Towse, Ruth,
ISBN/EAN 9781781954904
Druk 1