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The rise of the creative class : and how it's transforming work, leisure, community and everyday life / Richard Florida.

Author/Creator:
Florida, Richard L.
Publication:
New York, NY : Basic Books, 2004.
Format/Description:
Book
xxx, 434 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Subjects:
Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer -- Bitterfeld
Creative ability -- Economic aspects.
Creative ability -- Social aspects.
Work ethic -- United States.
Leisure -- United States.
Social classes -- United States.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1981-2001.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-
Creative ability in technology.
Technology and civilization.
Human capital.
Creative ability -- Economic aspects.
Creative ability in technology.
Creative ability -- Social aspects.
Economic history.
Human capital.
Leisure.
Social classes.
Social conditions.
Technology and civilization.
Work ethic.
United States.
Creativiteit.
Sociale klassen.
Human Capital.
Sociaal-economische ontwikkeling.
Arbeit
Gesellschaft
Kreativität
Sozialer Wandel
Sozioökonomischer Wandel
Wert
Technischer Fortschritt
Kulturwandel
Classes sociais -- Estados unidos.
Criatividade (aspectos econômicos)
Criatividade (aspectos sociais)
Ética profissional -- Estados unidos.
Laser -- Estados unidos.
Tecnologia.
Civilização.
Capital humano.
Estados Unidos (CondiÇÕes EconÔmicas) -- 1981-2001.
Estados Unidos (CondiÇÕes Sociais) -- 1980-
USA.
Medical subjects:
Creativity.
Employment -- trends.
Economics -- trends.
Social Conditions -- trends.
Technology -- trends.
United States.
Local subjects:
Capital humano.
Civilizacao.
Classes sociais -- Estados unidos.
Creativiteit.
Criatividade (aspectos economicos)
Criatividade (aspectos sociais)
Human Capital.
Laser -- Estados unidos.
Sociaal-economische ontwikkeling.
Sociale klassen.
Tecnologia.
Etica profissional -- Estados unidos.
Estados Unidos (CondiCOes EconOmicas) -- 1981-2001.
Estados Unidos (CondiCOes Sociais) -- 1980-
Form/Genre:
Former Course Reserve reading.
Summary:
Here, Richard Florida traces the fundamental theme that runs through a host of seemingly unrelated changes in American society: the growing role of creativity in our economy. He describes a society in which the creative ethos is increasingly dominant.
Contents:
1. The transformation of everyday life
Part One: The Creative Age. 2. The creative ethos. 3. The creative economy. 4. The creative class
Part Two: Work. 5. The machine shop and the hair salon. 6. The horizontal labor market. 7. The no-collar workplace. 8. Managing creativity. 9. The time warp
Part Three: Life and Leisure. 10. The experimental life. 11. The big morph (a rant)
Part Four: Community. 12. The power of place. 13. The geography of creativity. 14. Technology, talent and tolerance. 15. From social capital to creative capital. 16. Building the creative community. 17. The creative class grows up.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-411) and index.
ISBN:
0465024777
9780465024773
0465024769
9780465024766
OCLC:
54065465
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