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The New Urban Crisis: How Our Cities Are Increasing Inequality, Deepening Segregation, And Failing…

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Richard Florida, one of the world's leading urbanists and author of The Rise of the Creative Class , confronts the dark side of the back-to-the-city movement In recent years, the young, educated, and affluent have surged back into cities, reversing decades of…
The Rise of the Creative Class--Revisited: Revised and Expanded

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World-renowned urbanist Richard Florida's bestselling classic on the transformation of our cities in the twenty-first century In his modern classic The Rise of the Creative Class , urbanist Richard Florida identifies the emergence of a new social class that is…
The Flight Of The Creative Class: The New Global Competition for Talent

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The most valued workers today are what the economist Richard Florida calls the Creative Class, skilled individuals ranging from money managers to make–up artists, software programmers to steady–cam operators who are in constant demand around the…
The Great Reset: How New Ways Of Living And Working Drive Post-crash Prosperity
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|August 2, 2011

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We tend to view prolonged economic downturns, such as the Great Depression of the 1930s and the Long Depression of the late nineteenth century, in terms of the crisis and pain they cause. But history teaches us that these great crises also represent opportunities…
Who's Your City?: How the Creative Economy Is Making Where to Live the Most Important Decision of…

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In the age of globalization, some claim that where you live doesn't matter: Alaska, Idaho, and Alabama are interchangeable. The world is, after all, flat. Not so fast. Place, argues the great urbanist Richard Florida, is not only important, it's more important…
Who's Your City?: How The Creative Economy Is Making Where To Live The Most Important Decision Of…

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International Bestseller All places are not created equal. In this groundbreaking book, Richard Florida shows that where we live is increasingly a crucial factor in our lives, one that fundamentally affects our professional and personal prospects. As well as…
The Rise of the Creative Class--Revisited: 10th Anniversary Edition--Revised and Expanded

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Ten years ago, Richard Florida published a path-breaking book about the forces that were reshaping our economy, our geography, our work, and our whole way of life. Weaving story-telling with reams of original research, he traced a fundamental theme…
Cities and the Creative Class
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|November 28, 2004

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In his compelling follow-up to The Rise of the Creative Class , Richard Florida outlines how certain cities succeed in attracting members of the 'creative class' - the millions of people who work in information-age economic sectors and in industries driven by…
The Breakthrough Illusion: Corporate America's Failure To Move From Innovation To Mass Production

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The USA has often failed to capitalise on its technological breakthroughs. This analysis of the weaknesses and strengths of US high technology warns that until the US learns to reconnect research and development with production, foreign companies will continue to…
Atlas of Cities
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|August 24, 2014

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A unique, stunningly illustrated look at the origins, development, and future prospects of cities More than half the world's population lives in cities, and that proportion is expected to rise to three-quarters by 2050. Urbanization is a global phenomenon, but…
The City as an Entertainment Machine
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|February 24, 2011

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This volume explores how consumption and entertainment change cities, but it reverses the 'normal' causal process. That is, many chapters analyze how consumption and entertainment drive urban development, not vice versa. People both live and work in cities and…
The Science Of Growth: How Facebook Beat Friendster--and How Nine Other Startups Left The Rest In…

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The lean entrepreneurship movement has captivated Silicon Valley and entrepreneurs across the country. It provided an agile framework to develop the right product solution for a given target market and is now used by almost every fledgling company to do just…
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