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Social Economy of the MetropolisCognitive-Cultural Capitalism and the Global Resurgence of Cities$
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Allen J. Scott

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199549306

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549306.001.0001

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The Cognitive-Cultural Economy and the Creative City

The Cognitive-Cultural Economy and the Creative City

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Social Economy of the Metropolis

Allen J. Scott

Oxford University Press

This chapter discusses in detail cognitive-cultural capitalism, and its impacts on economy and society. It starts by defining what cognitive-cultural capitalism is, and how it has made changes to the contemporary economy and in the traditional white-collar/blue-collar principle of employment. It reveals the impact of changes made (social and physical) by adapting this type of economy in metropolitan areas. It explains the typical life of cognitive-cultural workers in the creative city and beyond.

Keywords:   cognitive-cultural capitalism, cognitive-cultural workers, metropolitan areas, contemporary economy, cultural industries, creative industries

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