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Review: The Rise of the Creative Class: And How It's Transforming Work, Leisure, Community, and Everyday Life

User Review  - Margaret Sankey - Goodreads

This is the 2012, post 2008 crash update, in which Florida doubles down (although interestingly, recently recanted in the Atlantic) on his insistence that cities can revitalize themselves through ... Read full review

Review: The Rise of the Creative Class: And How It's Transforming Work, Leisure, Community, and Everyday Life

User Review  - Derek Simon - Goodreads

I found the ideas in this book intriguing and compelling, but I didn't find them totally convincing, for a few reasons. First, Florida relies allot on anecdotal evidence instead of empirical evidence ... Read full review

Review: The Rise of the Creative Class: And How It's Transforming Work, Leisure, Community, and Everyday Life

User Review  - Jay - Goodreads

Richard Florida vividly ties together the changing forces of our world into his pervasive theory describing the emerging values and needs of the Creative Class. He outlines what works and doesn't work ... Read full review

Review: The Rise of the Creative Class: And How It's Transforming Work, Leisure, Community, and Everyday Life

User Review  - Alina Peussa - Goodreads

I agree with most of his ideas. Read full review

Review: The Rise of the Creative Class: And How It's Transforming Work, Leisure, Community, and Everyday Life

User Review  - lilly - Goodreads

This book does a lot of economic analysis, looking at the relationship between demographics and economic development. The author finds some fascinating correlations and then does interviews and field ... Read full review

Review: The Rise of the Creative Class: And How It's Transforming Work, Leisure, Community, and Everyday Life

User Review  - Marie - Goodreads

Could have been summed up in 100 pages or less. However, it did lead to a good book club discussion. Read full review

Review: The Rise of the Creative Class: And How It's Transforming Work, Leisure, Community, and Everyday Life

User Review  - Liz - Goodreads

yeah, it was pretty bad. it was not as bad as it could've been -- it makes some critiques of precarity which I honestly wasn't expecting -- but ultimately it's a fairly nauseating celebration of the ... Read full review

Review: The Rise of the Creative Class: And How It's Transforming Work, Leisure, Community, and Everyday Life

User Review  - Allison - Goodreads

Fantastic! Read full review

Review: The Rise of the Creative Class: And How It's Transforming Work, Leisure, Community, and Everyday Life

User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

I made my own "shelf"--"Abandoned." My professor friends told me it was out-of-date and irrelevant after the recession. Life is too short to read books that are meaningless for my current life. Read full review

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