Title

Transnational Mobilities and the Making of Creative Cities

Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

12-2014

Abstract

This review essay on the literature on creative cities pays particular attention to the ways in which transnational mobilities contribute significantly to the making of such cities. The paper reviews critically both the literature and phenomena of creative cities and their transnational flows by framing the discussion around the mobility of ideas (creative economy/creative city discourse), the mobility of people (the migration of the creative class), the mobility of technology (the travel of the creative cluster and architectural iconism phenomena), the mobility of finances (capital and investment flows), and the mobility of images (transnational artistic collaborations and products).

Keywords

creative city, creative economy, creative industry, cultural policy

Discipline

Sociology of Culture | Urban Studies

Research Areas

Humanities

Publication

Theory, Culture and Society

Volume

31

Issue

7-8

First Page

273

Last Page

289

ISSN

0263-2764

Identifier

10.1177/0263276414549329

Publisher

SAGE

Additional URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0263276414549329