Creative Industries, Value Theory and Michael Heinrich's New Reading of Marx

@article{Pitts2015CreativeIV,
  title={Creative Industries, Value Theory and Michael Heinrich's New Reading of Marx},
  author={F. H. Pitts},
  journal={tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique. Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={13},
  pages={192-222}
}
  • F. H. Pitts
  • Published 2015
  • Economics
  • tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique. Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society
This article utilises the new reading of Marx found in the work of Michael Heinrich to analyse the creative industries. It considers the role played in the production of value by the labour that takes place in the sphere of circulation. The specific focus is on creative industries such as graphic design, advertising and branding. It applies Heinrich's conceptualisation of 'social validation' to these sectors. This suggests that valorisation depends upon goods and services attaining commodity… Expand
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