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By Louise C. Johnson

This can be an positive e-book in regards to the strength of the humanities to reinforce urban pictures, city economies and groups. Anchored in educational dialogue of the Cultural Industries - what they're, how they've got emerged, why they subject and the way they need to be theorized - the publication deals a chain of case reports drawn from 5 nations (Australia, Singapore, Spain, united kingdom, US) to help a controversy for the humanities contributing to sustainable city regeneration. supplying unique theorizations of cultural capital and sustainable improvement, the e-book makes use of different literatures - on star, post-modernity, the post-colonial, tourism, illustration and movie - to interrogate a couple of websites, occasions and gadgets within the case-study international locations. utilizing unique learn in addition to latest fabric, the ensuing therapy is either empirical and theoretical, grounded within the specific but in addition comparative. it truly is modern, across the world comparative, pass disciplinary and thematic.

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Its total objective is to contribute to the consolidation, improvement and promoting of the continuing undertaking of re-materialising cultural geography. different titles within the sequence Cultural Landscapes of Post-Socialist towns illustration of Powers and wishes Mariusz Czepczynski ISBN 978 zero 7546 7022 three in the direction of secure urban Centres? Remaking the areas of an Old-Industrial urban Gesa Helms ISBN 978 zero 7546 4804 eight worry: serious Geopolitics and way of life Edited by means of Rachel ache and Susan J. Smith ISBN 978 zero 7546 4966 three Geographies of Muslim Identities Diaspora, Gender and Belonging Edited via Cara Aitchison, Peter Hopkins and Mei-Po Kwan ISBN 978 zero 7546 4888 eight Cultural Capitals Revaluing the humanities, Remaking city areas Louise C. Johnson Deakin collage, Australia © Louise C. Johnson 2009 All rights reserved. No a part of this e-book could be reproduced, kept in a retrieval process or transmitted in any shape or in anyway, digital, mechanical, photocopying, recording or in a different way with out the previous permission of the writer. Louise C. Johnson has asserted her correct lower than the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act, 1988, to be pointed out because the writer of this paintings. released by Ashgate Publishing Limited Ashgate Publishing corporation Wey courtroom East Suite 420 Union Road a hundred and one Cherry highway Farnham Burlington Surrey, GU9 7PT VT 05401–4405 England USA www. ashgate. com British Library Cataloguing in booklet facts Johnson, Louise C. , 1953– Cultural capitals : revaluing the humanities, remaking city areas. -- (Re-materialising cultural geography) 1. city renewal. 2. Arts and society. three. Cultural coverage. four. tradition and tourism. five. Cultural industries. 6. city renewal--Case stories. 7. Arts and society--Case experiences. eight. Cultural policy--Case reports. nine. tradition and tourism--Case stories. I. identify II. sequence 307. 3’416–dc22 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication facts Johnson, Louise C. , 1953– Cultural capitals : revaluing the humanities, remaking city areas / by way of Louise C. Johnson. p. cm. -- (Re-materialising cultural geography) contains bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-0-7546-4977-9 (hardback) -- ISBN 978-0-7546-8917-1 (e-book) 1. city renewal. 2. Arts and society. I. identify. HT170. J64 2009 307. 3’416–-dc22 ISBN 978-0-7546-4977-9 (hbk) ISBN 978-0-7546-8917-1 (ebk. V) 2009002112 Contents record of Figures   record of Tables   1 growing worth, Valuing Creativity   2 Conceptualising the Cultural Industries/Cultural Capitals   vii ix three 23 3 The Emergence of Cultural Capitals   fifty five four Glasgow: Cultural Tourism and Design   eighty five five Bilbao: The Guggenheim and Post-modern urban of Spectacle   123 6 Singapore: Post-colonial urban of Cultural historical past and function  one hundred fifty five 7 Geelong as a Cultural Capital? Down below Echoes   193 eight Cultural Capitals: Re-valuing the humanities and Re-making Sustainable urban Spaces   235 References    Index   253 275 This web page has been left clean deliberately List of Figures 1. 1 Mapping Cultural Capitals 1985–2005 10 four.

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