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The City as a Creative Hub: The Case of the Fashion Industry in Milan, Italy

  • Marianna d’OvidioEmail author
  • Valentina Pacetti
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Part of the Dynamics of Virtual Work book series (DVW)

Abstract

The chapter explores the extents to which the concept of “hub” is suitable to represent the role performed by the city of Milan in the spatial, social and economic organisation of the fashion industry. The system is territorially organised according to two main, complementary, forces: a strong local embeddedness and an equally strong internationalisation process. Through these analyses, the authors draw some reflections on the importance of the notion of hub for the urban and development policies.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of BariBariItaly
  2. 2.University of Milano-BicoccaMilanItaly

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