Cultural Work: Understanding the Cultural Industries by Andrew BeckCultural Work: Understanding the Cultural Industries by Andrew Beck

Cultural Work: Understanding the Cultural Industries

EditorAndrew Beck

Paperback | December 26, 2002

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Cultural Workexamines the conditions of the production of culture. It maps the changed character of work within the cultural and creative industries, examines the increasing diversity of cultural work and offers new methods for analysing and thinking about cultural workplaces. Studying television, popular music, performance art, radio, film production and live performance it offers occupational biographies, cultural histories, practitioners' evidence, considerations of the economic environment as well as new ways of observing and studying the cultural industries.
Andrew Beck is head of Communication Culture and Media at Coventry University. His co-author of AS Media Studies: The Essential Introduction, also published by Routledge.
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Title:Cultural Work: Understanding the Cultural IndustriesFormat:PaperbackPublished:December 26, 2002Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415289521

ISBN - 13:9780415289528

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"The great achievement of this collection is to bring together academics and cultural workers who can write eloquently about the vitally important but shamefully neglected topic of cultural work. The results are always interesting, often enlightening and sometimes brilliant."
-David Hesmondhalgh, The Open University