Creative Industries Contracts Between Art and Commerce

ISBN-10: 0674008081

ISBN-13: 9780674008083

Edition: 2000

Authors: Richard E. Caves

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This text explores the organization of creative industries, including the visual and performing arts, movies, theatre, sound recordings and book publishing. In each, artistic inputs are combined with other humdrum inputs.
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Book details

List price: $34.50
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 4/30/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.716
Language: English

Introduction: Economic Properties of Creative Activities
Supplying Simple Creative Goods
Artists as Apprentices
Artists, Dealers, and Deals
Artist and Gatekeeper: Trade Books, Popular Records, and Classical Music
Artists, Starving and Well-Fed
Supplying Complex Creative Goods
The Hollywood Studios Disintegrate
Contracts for Creative Products: Films and Plays
Guilds, Unions, and Faulty Contracts
The Nurture of Ten-Ton Turkeys
Creative Products Go to Market: Books and Records
Creative Products Go to Market: Films
Demand for Creative Goods
Buffs, Buzz, and Educated Tastes
Consumers, Critics, and Certifiers
Innovation, Fads, and Fashions
Cost Conundrums
Covering High Fixed Costs
Donor-Supported Nonprofit Organizations in the Performing Arts
Cost Disease and Its Analgesics
The Test of Time
Durable Creative Goods: Rents Pursued through Time and Space
Organizing to Collect Rents: Music Copyrights
Entertainment Conglomerates and the Quest for Rents
Filtering and Storing Durable Creative Goods: Visual Arts
New versus Old Art: Boulez Meets Beethoven
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