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Kate Oakley

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Co-operatives in the creative industries: think-piece

The creative industries – the media industries, arts and services like design and architecture – have been the focus of policy attention, support and funding for some two decades and more. And not just in the UK. This is a global phenomenon with governments across...
Literature review

'Art Works' - cultural labour markets: a literature review

An overview of the literature surrounding the nature of work in the cultural industries, as it has permeated policy-making, public debate, and practice across many sub-sectors within the arts, and the culture sector more generally.
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London's creative economy: an accidental success?

One of the besetting sins of creative industries policy-making is its obsession with the new, its insistence that everything is changed utterly, and its seeming ignorance, often of its own history. In part this reflects the tangling up of creative industry policy in discourse about...
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Educating for the creative workforce: rethinking arts and education

The argument that studying the arts boosts academic achievements in other subjects has been the subject of extensive research and the consensus view could be summed up as 'not proven'. But as Kate Oakley argues, there is stronger evidence for the relationship between arts education...
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Educating for the creative workforce: rethinking arts and education

The argument that studying the arts boosts academic achievements in other subjects has been the subject of extensive research and the consensus view could be summed up as 'not proven'. But as Kate Oakley argues, there is stronger evidence for the relationship between arts education...