The Rise of the Creative Class

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The Rise of the Creative Class
AuthorRichard Florida
SubjectCreative class
PublisherBasic Books
Publication date

The Rise of the Creative Class is a 2002 non-fiction book that was written by noted American sociologist and economist Richard Florida.[1][2] Updated in 2019 with a new preface, the book is one of a series for general audiences by Florida about the connection between place and economy.

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  1. ^ Florida, Richard L. (3 September 2019). The rise of the creative class (Updated 2019 paperback ed.). New York. ISBN 978-1-5416-1774-2. OCLC 1082185706.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)
  2. ^ Rabi S. Bhagat (June 2004). "The Rise of the Creative Class: And How It's Transforming Work, Leisure, Community, and Everyday Life. Richard Florida. New York: Basic Books, 2002. 404 pp. $27.50". Administrative Science Quarterly. 49 (2): 321–325. ISSN 0001-8392. Wikidata Q108326389.