By Louise C. Johnson
This can be an positive publication in regards to the strength of the humanities to reinforce urban photos, city economies and groups. Anchored in educational dialogue of the Cultural Industries - what they're, how they've got emerged, why they topic and the way they need to be theorized - the e-book bargains a chain of case reports drawn from 5 international locations (Australia, Singapore, Spain, united kingdom, US) to aid an issue for the humanities contributing to sustainable city regeneration. supplying unique theorizations of cultural capital and sustainable improvement, the booklet makes use of different literatures - on megastar, post-modernity, the post-colonial, tourism, illustration and picture - to interrogate a few websites, occasions and items within the case-study nations. utilizing unique learn in addition to latest fabric, the ensuing remedy is either empirical and theoretical, grounded within the specific but in addition comparative. it's modern, across the world comparative, move disciplinary and thematic.