In an attempt to understand industrial transformations and the increasing cultural and symbolic value of economic activities, researchers have explored new types of economies of a cultural, creative and experience nature. Much of the research to date has emphasized consumer engagement in economic...
To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge
Series: Regions and Cities
The volume highlights ongoing changes in the political economy of small cities in relation to the field of culture and leisure. Culture and leisure are focal points both to local entrepreneurship and to planning by city governments, which means that these developments are subject to market dynamics...
Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge
Role and Transformation
The book develops a new approach to urban development in which leisure, pleasure or experiences are seen as key drivers. History, authenticity, urban qualities, local culture and leisure offerings or a vibrant retail sector are thus assets in local development also outside of the big cities....
Published February 14th 2012 by Routledge