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Author: Frania Hall

As digital media lead to the blurring of edges beteen different creative forms, from books to film, games to visual archive, it is becoming more important to understand the way publishing fits within the wider creative industries. Organisations like the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) clearly position publishing alongside other activities in their models for creative industries and as such it plays a key role in government agendas for developing creative economies.

This paper outlines the position of publishing in this wider context by exploring the characteristics of creative industries and showing how publishing fits such definitions. This includes analysis of themes of creativity and collaboration as well as industry structures and behaviours. The paper aims to show that although publishing can at times be regarded as a traditional, legacy-bound industry, the advent of participatory technologies that break down the old publishing value chains are leading to new ways of working. The challenges that digital developments bring face other creative industries similarly. By aligning with the wider experience of creative industries, publishing can seek to define itself in a broader context of digital convergence.

The paper is based mainly on thinking developed from a literature survey undertaken for a piece of primary research I shall be conducting. The paper introduces this proposed research, which will look at the way new collaborations are forming and how publishers are managing these creative partnerships. The research will examine how publishers facilitate collaborations, what they learn from other creative industries, and how this activity may be fundamentally changing the structure of the industry.

In: Logos
Author: Noel Maloney

), cultural work is under unionised, resulting in labour deregulation and exploitation ( Gill & Pratt, 2008 ). At the same time, the precarities that shape the creative industries also shape artists themselves. The insecurities of income, work and security impact heavily on health and wellbeing ( Hennekam

In: Education for Employability (Volume 2)
The Victoria Institute, in partnership with Sense Publishers, is pleased to invite proposals for our book series, Innovations and Controversies: Investigating Educational Change.
The series is intended to serve as a forum for international research and debates around contemporary innovations and controversies in education across a broad range of contexts. In particular, we invite scholarly contributions that focus on equity, justice and inclusion. Our conception of education is not limited to schooling and we have a particular interest in different and new perspectives. We encourage contributions from established disciplines, within interdisciplinary research and from emerging areas of research. Discursive, methodological and theoretical explorations are particularly welcomed.
Books in this series contribute to extending educational and social theory and developing frameworks that explore change and progress as well as the identification of new research agendas and interests. Equity, social justice and inclusion are interpreted broadly, and include social disadvantage, displacement, gender, sexuality, disability and health. Proposals are welcome from scholars working in a range of fields, including:
• policy
• higher education
• curriculum, pedagogies and assessment
• methodology and theory
• creative industries

We welcome proposals for edited, sole-authored or co-authored books. Interested colleagues can contact the series editors at and
In: The Creative Turn
Author: Richard Hooper

This lecture to the London Book Fair emphasizes the importance of making copyright licensing more fit for purpose for the digital age, and why.

In: Logos
Author: Frania Hall

This paper is based on primary research conducted with 22 senior publishing industry managers in the UK as a preliminary survey for a PhD. It seeks to establish a base on which to develop further research around the changes taking place in the organizational and collaborative behaviour of an industry facing digital challenges. The survey asked the 22 managing directors and operations and digital directors how they view current conditions in the industry in light of digital change. It allows subjects to speak for themselves in order to learn (a) how far-reaching they feel change is, (b) where that change is having most effect in their day-to-day business, (c) whether they themselves are making organizational changes, and (d) how far collaboration forms part of this change. The collaboration aspect of the survey unpicks in more detail how far collaborations are (a) increasing in frequency, (b) are changing in vision (i.e. more exploratory or not), and (c) involve different organizational behaviour. The research reveals many areas of clear consensus around key issues of technical competence, new patterns in consumption, entrepreneurship, and silo structures. There is an understanding that the ability to respond quickly and to innovate continuously is essential. On collaborations, most people concurred that they were entering more partnerships than in the past and that these were often more experimental in approach and involved sharing risk; ultimately, this points to a clearer strategy emerging in companies to develop structures, skills, and techniques to facilitate new styles of collaboration, which in turn may lead to new ways of innovating in a flexible, failure-tolerant way.

In: Logos
A Case Study in Singapore
Editors: Garry Tan and Anne Chapman
This book explores issues in the development of the creative industries in Singapore, with a particular focus on the design sector. It presents case study research into the experiences of design leaders transitioning to leadership positions in the context of the Asia Pacific ‘war for talents’ and Singapore’s drive to become the design hub in Asia.

Three in-depth case studies are provided: the case of design managers, the case of design consultants and the case of design entrepreneurs. The case studies reveal complex, inter-related issues and ideals that participants desired of potential designers and future design leaders as part of their transition to design leadership and management roles.

The empirical findings of the research led to the generation of a new theory of design leaders’ transition to design leadership and management positions in Singapore, providing a framework for design career and trajectory.

This book is significant for design education in Singapore, as well as internationally, because it establishes design leaders’ expectations of designer career trajectories, and the need for a design leadership pipeline. It will be of particular interest to designers and design leaders/managers; educational researchers; curriculum developers; and graduate and postgraduate design students.
Author: Jeff Kinkle

creative industries, and other more sinister recuperators, their work has not been depleted of its vitality. Taken together, the three books undermine a series of preconceptions about the SI, namely in terms of Debord’s role at the centre of the group and the SI’s engagement with the forces of the

In: Historical Materialism
Lessons for Global Creative Industries
Author: Sylvia Stavridi

experience. Living in a rapidly changing culture, 3D-printing experiential learning has been widely shown to play a vital role to the future of creative industries that fall under the sector of arts and design in all its forms in earning experiences. 3D-modeling and printing tools change the way 21st

In: Integrating 3D Printing into Teaching and Learning