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Creative Industries: Books

Creative Industries at Winchester School of Art


Below are some of the key books useful for your course. You can find more books and resources by searching our library catalogue Library Search.


Cultural Work and Higher Education

Edited by Daniel Ashton and Caitriona Noonan

Published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2013

ISBN: 9781137013934

Hard-copy available at: 338.47 ASH

eBook available here.



Introducing the Creative Industries: from Theory to Practice

By Rosamund Davies and Gauti Sigthorsson

Published by SAGE in 2013

ISBN: 9781849205726

Hard-copy available at: 338.47 DAV



Be Creative

By Angela McRobbie

Published by Polity in 2015

ISBN: 9780745661957

Hard-copy available at: 338.47 MCR

Crafstpeople and Designer Makers in the Contemporary Creative Industry

By Susan Luckman and and Jane Andrew

Published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2020

ISBN: 9783030449797

Open access e-book available here.


Creative Justice: Cultural Industries, Work and Inequality

By Mark Banks

Published by Rowman and Littlefield International in 2017

ISBN: 9781786601308

eBook available here.



The Work of Art

By Alison Gerber

Published by Stanford University Press in 2017



Fashioning Professionals: Identity and Representation at Work in the Creative Industries

Edited by Leah Armstrong and Felice McDowell

Published by Bloomsbury in 2018

ISBN: 9781350001862

The Business of Creativity

By Philiy Page

Published by Balboa Press in 2019

ISBN: 9781982280543


Gender and Creative Labour

Edited by Bridget Connor, Rosalind Gil and Stephanie Taylor

Published by Wiley-Blackwell in 2015

ISBN: 9781119062394

Hard-copy available at: 338.47 CON




The Cultural Industries (4th ed.)

By David Hesmondhalgh

Published by SAGE in 2019

ISBN: 9781526424105

Hard-copy available at: 338.47 HES


Diversity and Philanthropy at African American Museums: Black Renaissance

By Patricia A. Banks

Published by Routledge in 2019

ISBN: 9780815349648

T-Shirts and Suits: a Guide to the Business of Creativity

By David Parrish

Published by Merseyside ACME in 2007

ISBN: 9780953825448

Open access e-book available here.