Creative Economy and Development

By Christiaan De Beukelaer / 30 September 2019

Cultural industries come in many different forms around the world. Though the language we use seems remarkably similar. How come?

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The Creative Economy and the Development Agenda

By Christiaan De Beukelaer / 1 November 2016

What happens when the ‘fast policy’ discourse of the ‘creative economy’ interacts with older policy practices and ideas?

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Culture and Sustainable Development

By Christiaan De Beukelaer / 15 July 2015

UNESCO’s 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions include explicit reference to sustainability. But what does the term mean in this text?

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Capital, State and Conflict

By Christiaan De Beukelaer / 26 January 2015

Under contemporary capitalism the extraction of value from the built environment has escalated, working in tandem with other urban processes to lay the foundations for the exploitative processes of gentrification world-wide.

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The Cosmopolitan Homo Economicus and the Global Cultural Economy

By Christiaan De Beukelaer / 1 June 2012

This chapter builds on postcolonial studies, through which greater understanding of the complexity of ‘culture’ in cultural and creative industries might be achieved.

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