Curators of Cultural Enterprise: A Critical Analysis of a Creative Business Intermediary

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This study is based on the authors' fieldwork inside Cultural Enterprise Office, a small Scottish agency that supports creative businesses. It discusses UK policy on the creative economy, the rise of intermediaries between policy-making and the marketplace, and the playing out in the delivery of business advice services to creative microbusinesses.
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Philip Schlesinger is Professor in Cultural Policy at the Centre for Cultural Policy Research, University of Glasgow, UK, and is researching Europe's cultural crisis.

Melanie Selfe is Lecturer in Cultural Policy at the Centre for Cultural Policy Research, University of Glasgow, UK, and is researching audience development policy.

Ealasaid Munro is Knowledge Exchange Fellow at the Centre for Cultural Policy Research, University of Glasgow, UK, and is researching rural creative industries.

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Publisher
Springer
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Published on
Jul 23, 2015
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Pages
134
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ISBN
9781137478887
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Industries / General
Language Arts & Disciplines / Communication Studies
Law / Entertainment
Law / Media & the Law
Political Science / General
Political Science / Public Policy / Cultural Policy
Social Science / General
Social Science / Media Studies
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