2. Creative Cities as a New Urban Growth Ideology

The Impact of Creative Occupations on Regional Economic Success

  1. Stefan Krätke

Published Online: 22 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444342277.ch2

The Creative Capital of Cities: Interactive Knowledge Creation and the Urbanization Economies of Innovation

The Creative Capital of Cities: Interactive Knowledge Creation and the Urbanization Economies of Innovation

How to Cite

Krätke, S. (2011) Creative Cities as a New Urban Growth Ideology, in The Creative Capital of Cities: Interactive Knowledge Creation and the Urbanization Economies of Innovation, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444342277.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 26 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444336214

Online ISBN: 9781444342277

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Keywords:

  • creative cities as a new urban growth, and economic success;
  • Harvey's urbanization, creativity subordinated within the competitive race;
  • Harvey's, technological change within an interurban competition;
  • creativity, strategic options within a captalistic society;
  • Florida's creative class theory, industrial to knowledge-based;
  • social polarization, within a “creative” workforce;
  • neoliberal model of deregulated “casino capitalism,” damaging;
  • Florida's bourgeois-bohemian, introducing an “alternative style”;
  • cultural diversity, new practices and knowledge, within local learning;
  • qualities of place, Peck's creativity as feel-good complements

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Critique of Florida's Conception of the Creative Class

  • An Assessment of Regional Economic Success Factors and the Impact of Creative Workers on Regional Development

  • The Impact of Creative Occupational Groups on Regional Economic Development in Germany

  • Relationship between “Qualities of Place” and the Regional Concentration of Scientifically and Technologically Creative Workers

  • Conclusion