Alessandro Gerosa

Department of Social and Political Sciences, University of Milan, Italy
From ESA – Strategies & Activities

Thesis Spotlights – The Hipster Economy: An Ethnography of Creative Food and Beverage Microentrepreneurs in the Italian Context

2020, issue 45, Alessandro Gerosa: Today, the creative economy is one of the paradigmatic economic imaginaries of Western Societies, shaping national policies and economic behaviours. Depending on the context, it is usually associated with the domain of the cultural industries or with innovative, disruptive startup firms that dominate the digital economy. Nevertheless, it is precisely at the very background of this majestic scenario that this dissertation gazes [...].

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