Florida’s Creative Class Thesis

  • Geoffrey MossEmail author
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In this chapter, I explain Richard Florida’s definition of the creative class, and discuss his controversial creative class thesis. I also discuss critical reactions to his work, offer my own critique of his work, and note that my use of his creative class perspective to inform the present project is highly selective.


Richard Florida Richard Peck Creative class Creative city Urban geography Urban policy 


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  1. 1.Temple UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA

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