Re-Imagining Creative Cities in Twenty-First Century Asia

Gu, X., Lim, M. K. and O'Connor, J. (Eds.) (2020) Re-Imagining Creative Cities in Twenty-First Century Asia. Palgrave Macmillan: Cham. ISBN 9783030462901

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This book responds to the lack of Asian representation in creative cities literature. It aims to use the creative cities paradigm as part of a wider process involving first, a rapid de-industrialisation in Asia that has left a void for new development models, resulting in a popular uptake of cultural economies in Asian cities; and second, the congruence and conflicts of traditional and modern cultural values leading to a necessary re-interpretation and re-imagination of cities as places for cultural production and cultural consumption. Focusing on the ‘Asian century’, it seeks to recognise and highlight the rapid rise of these cities and how they have stepped up to the challenge of transforming and regenerating themselves. The book aims to re-define what it means to be an Asian creative city and generate more dialogue and new debate around different urban issues.

Item Type:Edited Books
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Lim, Dr Michael Kho
College/School:College of Arts > School of Culture and Creative Arts > Theatre Film and TV Studies
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Published Online:21 November 2020

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