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Venture Labor: Work and the Burden of Risk in Innovative Industries
What advice do you give to young folks about jobs? I could tell them I made some investments in my employability, but it is equally true that I mostly muddled through the uncertain career paths ofExpand
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The Webs They Weave: Malaysia's Multimedia Super-corridor and New York City's Silicon Alley
This paper compares Malaysia's Multimedia Super-corridor (MSC) and New York's Silicon Alley to assess whether state-led development of digital districts is a viable alternative to neo-liberalExpand
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Silicon Alley: The Rise and Fall of a New Media District
1. Who Were the New Media People and Why Did They Believe? 2. Making and Selling a New Media District 3. Capital and Credibility: Hooking Up With Wall Street 4. Taking New York Into a 'New Economy'Expand
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What to Make of New York's New Economy? The Politics of the Creative Field
Inner-city ensembles featuring novel mixes of culture, technology and commerce are generating synergies of production, consumption and place. Yet, this `new economy of the city' is also linked toExpand
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Corporate Corruption in the New Economy
In popular usage the “New Economy” refers to developments in the late 1990s such as the rise of the Internet, a boom in tech stocks, an explosion of dot-com start-ups, and the appearance of newExpand
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Religious nationalism and the making of the modern Japanese state
This article explores the role of religious nationalism in the making of the modern Japanese state. We describe a process of adaptation featuring bricolage, as an alternative to imitation accounts ofExpand
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Beyond the bubbles: Creative New York in boom, bust and the long run
Abstract Both production-centered and more consumption-oriented theorists have speculated that in the wake of the 2008 financial crash, the creative industries will replace finance as an economicExpand
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Retrainers as Labor Market Brokers: Constructing Networks and Narratives in the Detroit Area
For nearly two decades retraining has been touted as a means of responding to economic change. The rationale, derived from human capital theory, is that retrainers will pass on new skills thatExpand
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