The Resource Culture crash : the killing of the creative class, Scott Timberg, (electronic resource)

Culture crash : the killing of the creative class, Scott Timberg, (electronic resource)

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Culture crash : the killing of the creative class
Title
Culture crash
Title remainder
the killing of the creative class
Statement of responsibility
Scott Timberg
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Change is no stranger to us in the twenty-first century. All of us must constantly adjust to an evolving world, to transformation and innovation. But for many thousands of creative artists, a torrent of recent changes has made it all but impossible to earn a living. A persistent economic recession, social shifts, and technological change have combined to put our artists-from graphic designers to indie-rock musicians, from architects to booksellers-out of work. This important book looks deeply and broadly into the roots of the crisis of the creative class in America and tells us why it matters. Scott Timberg considers the human cost as well as the unintended consequences of shuttered record stores, decimated newspapers, music piracy, and a general attitude of indifference. He identifies social tensions and contradictions-most concerning the artist's place in society-that have plunged the creative class into a fight for survival. Timberg shows how America's now-collapsing middlebrow culture-a culture once derided by intellectuals like Dwight Macdonald-appears, from today's vantage point, to have been at least a Silver Age. Timberg's reporting is essential reading for anyone who works in the world of culture, knows someone who does, or cares about the work creative artists produce"--
  • "Social criticism about the Internet, the economic downturn, and post-industrial culture that considers the human costs and unintended consequences of the new world on artists and other cultural workers--the shuttering of bookstores, the collapse of newspapers, the toll of music piracy"--
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Timberg, Scott
Dewey number
305.5/50973
Index
index present
LC call number
BF408
LC item number
.T55 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Classes
  • HISTORY / Modern / 21st Century
  • Creative ability
  • Social classes
  • Social change
  • Popular culture
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Minority Studies
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Culture crash : the killing of the creative class, Scott Timberg, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 310 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300210651
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9bbf7883-ce85-48c5-94f4-679de4d12d2d
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)898893135
Label
Culture crash : the killing of the creative class, Scott Timberg, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 310 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300210651
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9bbf7883-ce85-48c5-94f4-679de4d12d2d
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)898893135

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