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Culture and Commerce: The Value of Entrepreneurship in Creative Industries

Mukti Khaire


This book describes how commercial ventures in creative industries have cultural impact. Since royal patronage of arts ended, firms in the creative industries, working within the market mechanism, have been responsible for the production and distribution of the cultural goods—art, books, films, fashion, and music—that enrich our lives. This book counters the popular perception that this marriage of art and business is a necessary evil, proposing instead that entrepreneurs who introduce radically new cultural works to the market must bring about a change in society’s beliefs about what is appro ... More

Keywords: creative industries, cultural change, entrepreneurship, radical innovation, novel artworks, markets, creators, intermediaries, digitalization, cultural goods

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Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780804792219
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804792219.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mukti Khaire, author
Cornell Tech

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Part I Markets, Entrepreneurs, and Culture

Part II Interpreting Culture: Intermediaries in Creative Industries

Part III Producing Culture: Producers in Creative Industries

Part IV The Creative Industries: Past, Present, and Future

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