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Author Florida, Richard L.

Title The rise of the creative class : revisited / Richard Florida.

Publisher New York : Basic Books, 2012.
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Edition 10th anniversary ed.
Description xxv, 483 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Summary 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.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 437-465) and index.
Contents The transformation of everyday life -- The creative economy -- The creative class -- The machine shop and the hair salon -- Brave new workplace -- No-collar -- Time warp -- The experiential life -- The big morph -- Place matters -- The geography of class -- The 3T's of economic development -- Global reach -- Quality of place -- Building the creative community -- The geography of inequality -- The inclining significance of class -- Every single human being is creative.
Note "Previous edition published in 2002 by Basic Books"--T.p. verso.
Subject Creative ability -- Economic aspects.
Creative ability -- Social aspects.
Work ethic -- United States.
Leisure -- United States.
Social classes -- United States.
Creative ability in technology.
Technology and civilization.
Human capital.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1981-2001.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-
Call # 305.5 FLORIDA
ISBN 9780465029938 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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