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Uniform Title Creative city (Gower Publishing Company)
Title The creative city : vision and execution / edited by James E. Doyle and Biljana Mickov
Published Farnham, Surrey : Gower, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 223 pages) : illustrations
Contents PART I: Witnessing the Creative City -- Culture in the Global City -- Creative City: Levels of Creativity -- Art in Public Space in the City of Bremen: 40 Years of Tradition -- PART II: Assessing Governance -- Community Center Rojc: The Creative Hub of Pula -- Retooling Governance: Ireland and the "Prêt-à-Créer" Utopia -- The Creative City: Full STEAM Ahead -- A Dialogue on Cultural Precincts: "Teeth Will Be Provided for You" -- Governance in Cultural Organizations in a Creative City: Reims, France -- PART III: New Policy Paths -- Not Even Wrong -- Sticky Culture -- Growing the Creative Economy: Reframing Industrial Policy Objectives -- Culture as a Byword for Urban Development: The Italian Experience -- Social Participation Issues in Becoming a Creative City: Learning from European Capitals of Culture -- PART IV: Future Voices -- Art and Surveillance in the City: We Ignored the Pre-Cogs and Never Looked Up -- Creativity of the Audience: Saving the World with Beauty, That Is, with Art, Is Worth Trying -- On Creativity -- Afterword: Extreme Future -- Index
Summary The Creative City: Vision and Execution, edited by James E. Doyle and Biljana Mickov, challenges the popular understanding of the Creative City, by bridging the gap between the Creative City as concept and the Creative City as practice and, in so doing, provides a contemporary template for policy makers, city planners, and citizens alike. The book will offer researchers and pragmatists a series of real-life examples of successful cultural and creative practice throughout Europe, reflecting on the analysis and thinking that forms our contemporary understanding of the creative city
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Creative ability -- Case studies.
Culture -- Case studies.
Urban policy -- Case studies.
Urbanization -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Doyle, James E., editor
Mickov, Biljana, editor
ISBN 1317037057
1472449886 (electronic bk)
9781472449887 (electronic bk)