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Module Reading List

Understanding the Global Creative Industries, 2021/22, Semester 1, 2
Jonathan Ward
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue


Articles and Chapters

Campbell, P. (2019). Persistent Creativity: Making the Case for Art, Culture and the Creative Industries. Palgrave Macmillan.

De Beukelaer, C., & Spence, K.-M. (2019). Global Cultural Economy. Routledge.

Gerosa, A. (2021). The hidden roots of the creative economy: a critical history of the concept along the twentieth century concept along the twentieth century. International Journal of Cultural Policy, Pre-print.

Glăveanu, V. P., & Kaufman, J. C. (2019). Creativity: a historical perspective. In J. C. Kaufman & R. J. Sternberg (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Creativity (2nd ed.). Cambridge University Press.

Hesmondhalgh, D. (2019). The Cultural Industries (4th ed.). SAGE.

Keane, M. (2013). Creative Industries in China. Polity Press.

Kerrigan, S., McIntyre, P., Fulton, J., & Meany, M. (2020). The systemic relationship between creative failure and creative success in the creative industries. Creative Industries Journal, 13(1), 2–16.

Rex, B., Kaszynska, P., & Kimbell, L. (2019). Business models for arts and cultural organizations: Research findings from Creative Lenses. Project Report. Trans Europe Halles. Available online:

Saha, A. (2018). Race and the Cultural Industries. Polity Press.

Vaidhyanathan, S. (2017). Intellectual property as cultural policy. In V. Durrer, T. Miller, & D. O’Brien (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Global Cultural Policy (pp. 122–132). Routledge.

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Collected Volumes

Gu, X., Lim, M. K., & O’Connor, J. (Eds.). (2020). Re-imagining Creative Cities in Twenty-First Century Asia. Springer.

Kaufman, J. C., & Sternberg, R. J. (Eds.). (2019). The Cambridge Handbook of Creativity (2nd ed.). Cambridge University Press.

Oakley, K., & O’Connor, J. (Eds.). (2015). The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries. Routledge.


This list was last updated on 21/10/2021