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Multimedia and Regional Economic Restructuring : Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy - Hans-Joachim Braczyk

Multimedia and Regional Economic Restructuring

Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

By: Hans-Joachim Braczyk (Editor), Gerhard Fuchs (Editor), Hans-Georg Wolf (Editor)

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Published: 14th October 1999
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Since the explosion of multimedia, the creation and promotion of multimedia clusters has become a target for regional development strategies across the globe. This work offers the first inter-regional comparison of the multimedia industry.
Analysing thirteen American, European and Asian regions, leading academics examine factors which drive the emergence of multimedia clusters and processes by which they are formed,

Acknowledgementsp. xxv
Acronymsp. xxvii
Introductionp. 1
Becoming Digitalp. 11
Referencesp. 29
Patterns of Employment in Southern California's Multimedia and Digital Visual-Effects Industryp. 30
Multimedia Networks, Globalization and Strategies of Innovationp. 49
Content and Economics in the Multimedia Industryp. 81
The Digital Regional Economyp. 97
Between Regional Networking and Lonesome Ridingp. 131
Referencesp. 153
Multimediap. 155
Multimedia and Uneven Urban and Regional Developmentp. 183
The South-East England High-Tech Corridorp. 218
The Multimedia Industry in Sweden and the Emerging Stockholm Clusterp. 238
Creating a Multimedia Cluster in Cardiff Bayp. 252
Referencesp. 267
From Purposiveness to Sustainability in the Formation of Multimedia Clustersp. 269
Stuttgartp. 298
From Smoke-Stack Industries to Information Societyp. 320
New Media Policies and Regional Development in Japanp. 346
Multimedia and Industrial Restructuring in Singaporep. 376
Conclusionp. 397
Indexp. 410
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ISBN: 9780415198578
ISBN-10: 0415198577
Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 444
Published: 14th October 1999
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.95
Edition Number: 1