Creative Cities, Creative Spaces and Urban Policy

  title={Creative Cities, Creative Spaces and Urban Policy},
  author={Graeme Evans},
  journal={Urban Studies},
  pages={1003 - 1040}
  • G. Evans
  • Published 1 May 2009
  • Economics
  • Urban Studies
The paper presents the results of an international study of creative industry policies and strategies, based on a survey of public-sector creative city initiatives and plans and their underlying rationales. As well as this survey and an accompanying literature review, interviews were carried out with senior policy-makers and intermediaries from Europe, North America, Africa and south-east Asia. The paper considers the scope and scale of so-called new-industrial clusters in local cultural and… 

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