Global Crisis and the Creative Industries: Analysing the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Daniel, Ryan (2023) Global Crisis and the Creative Industries: Analysing the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic. Routledge Focus on the Global Creative Economy . Routledge, Abingdon, UK.

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Abstract

Workers in the creative industries are highly motivated, resilient, and innovative and these characteristics have come to the fore during the global health and resultant economic crises enveloping the world. This shortform book analyses transformation in the arts as a result of this era of polycrisis.

The author interrogates public policy, legislative developments, and financial support systems to assist the arts sector around the world. Utilising interview responses from various artists and creatives, the book takes the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the global creative industries as its central case study. It looks at the historical relationship between art and times of global crises, the policy initiatives implemented around the world in response to Covid-19 to rescue and support creative industries, explores the ways in which audiences, artists, and creatives responded during the first year of the pandemic, and looks towards future opportunities for the creative industries sector. The book also highlights the importance of higher education for the future creative industries workforce.

Providing a concise, yet holistic interpretation of the early impact of the pandemic, the book summarises recent developments, and proposes future directions relevant to students and scholars involved in the creative economy.

Item ID: 81025
Item Type: Book (Research - A1)
ISBN: 9781003434603
Keywords: Creative industries; Arts, Covid-19, innovation
Copyright Information: © 2024 Ryan Daniel.
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2023 01:24
FoR Codes: 47 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 4702 Cultural studies > 470204 Cultural and creative industries @ 100%
SEO Codes: 13 CULTURE AND SOCIETY > 1301 Arts > 130103 The creative arts @ 50%
13 CULTURE AND SOCIETY > 1301 Arts > 130104 The performing arts @ 50%
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