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creative industries

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Media Studies.

Commercial and industrial production sectors involved in generating new cultural contributions through creativity, skill, and talent. Definitions variously include: art, music, film,...

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difference

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1. Being unlike something else, or unlike other people, in some way. The marking of difference constitutes identity—especially in relation to gender, ethnicity, class, and age....

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economism

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The belief that economic values are all that is real or important; human beings are motivated mainly by economic drives. Thornton (2007) Antipode 39, 5 thinks that American-style economism...

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network society

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An emerging form of society where new communications technologies have enabled social relationships to form that are no longer geographically bounded. Castells sees networks as being...

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proximity

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies — Earth Sciences and Geography.

Nearness in space, time, or relationship. Oerlemans et al. (2001) Tijdschrift 92, 1 explain the proximity effect as benefiting from localized ties. Boschma (2005) Reg. Studs 39 claims that...

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publics

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(sociology)

Loose, transitory, and heterogeneous social collectivities (not normally termed ‘groups’) unified by shared interest in particular public events or issues (see alsonull...

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SKIPWITH, Patrick Alexander d’Estoteville (<i>born</i> 1938), consultant editor and translator (trading as Traduscience), since 2003

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Arts and Humanities; Linguistics; Natural History; Earth Sciences and Geography; History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Media Studies; Television. 215 words.

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