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  • Fast, Easy, and In Cashby Jason Antrosio; Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 25.00

    ?Artisan? has become a buzzword in the developed world, used for items like cheese, wine, and baskets, as corporations succeed at branding their cheap, mass-produced products with the popular appeal of small-batch, handmade goods. The unforgiving realities of the artisan economy, however, never left the global south, and anthropologists have worried... more...

  • Creative Economies, Creative Communitiesby Dr Phil Jones; Dr Saskia Warren

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Investigating how people and places are connected into the creative economy, this volume takes a holistic view of the intersections between community, policy and practice and how they are co-constituted. The role of the creative economy and broader cultural policy within community development is problematised and, in a significant addition to work... more...

  • Innovation in Chinaby William H.A. Johnson

    Business Expert Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    The word innovation is often used today regarding China, as if the concept were new to the Eastern country. Most people know, however, that China was a juggernaut in creating new technologies and at one time was the innovation king of the world- but that was at least seven centuries ago! Today, the great oriental power is attempting once again to... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industriesby Kate Oakley; Justin O'Connor

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 215.00

    The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries is collection of contemporary scholarship on the cultural industries and seeks to re-assert the importance of cultural production and consumption against the purely economic imperatives of the ?creative industries?. Across 43 chapters drawn from a wide range of geographic and disciplinary perspectives,... more...

  • Life Supportby Kalindi Vora

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    From call centers, overseas domestic labor, and customer care to human organ selling, gestational surrogacy, and knowledge work, such as software programming, life itself is channeled across the globe from one population to another. In Life Support , Kalindi Vora demonstrates how biological bodies have become a new kind of global biocapital. Vora... more...

  • The Rise of the Joyful Economyby Michael Hutter

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 58.95

    This book argues for the increasing importance of the arts as a major resource in fuelling growth through the experiential dimension of today?s economy. As we move from the knowledge economy to a new stage called the joyful economy, consumers shift their spending from physical objects and technical know-how to experiences of joy and disappointment.... more...

  • Craft and the Creative Economyby Susan Luckman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Craft and the Creative Economy examines the place of craft and making in the contemporary cultural economy, with a distinctive focus on the ways in which this creative sector is growing exponentially as a result of online shopfronts and home-based micro-enterprise, 'mumpreneurialism' and downshifting, and renewed demand for the handmade. more...

  • Kapferer on Luxuryby Jean-Noël Kapferer

    Kogan Page 2015; US$ 39.95

    Kapferer on Luxury addresses the No 1 challenge of all major luxury brands today: How can these brands pursue their growth yet remain luxury? How do you reconcile growth and rarity?Kapferer on Luxury offers a selection of the most recent and insightful articles and original essays on the luxury growth challenge from Jean-No?l Kapferer, a world-renowned... more...

  • Rechentraining für Finanzierungsvermittlerby Bernd W. Klöckner; Ruth Watty

    Gabler Verlag 2015; US$ 49.95

    Bernd W. Klockner® Dieses Buch ist die konsequente Fortsetzung einer in der Finanz- und Trainings-Branche einmaligen Erfolgsstory. Angefangen hat alles mit dem Bestseller "Rechentraining fur Finanzdienstleister". Es folgten wei­ tere Veroffentlichungen rund urn das Bernd W. Klockner® Verkaufs-, Kommunikations- und Rechen-Training. Unter anderem das... more...

  • Erfolgsfaktoren von Pop-up Storesby Olga Louisa Kastner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 44.99

    Olga Louisa Kastner leitet aus der Pop-up-Retail-Literatur und empirischen Studien aus verwandten Forschungsbereichen Erfolgsfaktoren von Pop-up Stores ab, zeigt Erfolgsdimensionen auf und entwickelt ein hierarchisches Erfolgsfaktorenmodell. Die Konsistenz des Modells überprüft sie mithilfe von zwei Fallstudien aus der internationalen Bekleidungsindustrie... more...