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Author Caves, Richard E.
Title Creative industries : contracts between art and commerce / Richard E. Caves.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, 2000.

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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  NX705.5.U6 C38 2000    AVAILABLE  
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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  NX705.5.U6 C38 2000    AVAILABLE  
Author Caves, Richard E.
Subject Arts -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Description ix, 454 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 371-447) and index.
ISBN 0674001648 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC # 43227448
Table of Contents
 Preface 
 Introduction: Economic Properties of Creative Activities1
ISupplying Simple Creative Goods19
 1Artists as Apprentices21
 2Artists, Dealers, and Deals37
 3Artist and Gatekeeper: Trade Books, Popular Records, and Classical Music52
 4Artists, Starving and Well-Fed73
IISupplying Complex Creative Goods85
 5The Hollywood Studios Disintegrate87
 6Contracts for Creative Products: Films and Plays103
 7Guilds, Unions, and Faulty Contracts121
 8The Nurture of Ten-Ton Turkeys136
 9Creative Products Go to Market: Books and Records146
 10Creative Products Go to Market: Films161
IIIDemand for Creative Goods173
 11Buffs, Buzz, and Educated Tastes175
 12Consumers, Critics, and Certifiers189
 13Innovation, Fads, and Fashions201
IVCost Conundrums221
 14Covering High Fixed Costs223
 15Donor-Supported Nonprofit Organizations in the Performing Arts238
 16Cost Disease and Its Analgesics253
VThe Test of Time269
 17Durable Creative Goods: Rents Pursued through Time and Space271
 18Payola286
 19Organizing to Collect Rents: Music Copyrights297
 20Entertainment Conglomerates and the Quest for Rents314
 21Filtering and Storing Durable Creative Goods: Visual Arts329
 22New versus Old Art: Boulez Meets Beethoven348
 Epilogue363
 Notes371
 Index449


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