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- CRC Press 2016; US$ 55.95
Sharing successful examples of sustainable products from around the world, Green Products: Perspectives on Innovation and Adoption supplies an in-depth analysis of the key factors that influence the adoption of sustainable products. It†examines case studies of green production and consumption from a business perspective?considering both technological... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- International Monetary Fund 2015; US$ 9.00
India's real GDP growth slipped substantially after the North Atlantic financial crisis. Return to a sustained high growth trajectory is feasible but it will need much more focused attention to the revival of manufacturing and to the acceleration of investment in transport and infrastructure. The immediate priority is to achieve the kind of fiscal... more...
- 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...
- Kogan Page 2015; US$ 39.95
Learn how the luxury sector can overcome the conflict between sustaining the definition of luxury as rare, noble, crafted, exclusive, spirited and elevating with the necessity of business growth driven by the rising demand from the middle class, especially in Asia, and the internet. more...