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The Economics of Books and Reading

Title
The Economics of Books and Reading [electronic resource] / edited by Samuel Cameron.
ISBN
9783031181993
Edition
1st ed. 2022.
Publication
Cham : Springer Nature Switzerland : Imprint: Springer, 2022.
Physical Description
1 online resource (V, 152 p.) 13 illus.
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Summary
This book gives an overview of the key issues related to books and reading within the field of cultural economics and identifies additional lacunae in this area of research. The field of cultural economics is surprisingly short on research on the book market and on the activity of reading compared with other more recently invented media such as films and musical recordings. In addition, books and reading are strongly impacted by the disruptive innovations of digital technology and the use of online distribution platforms that fuel much of the research on the more recently invented cultural media. This book shows that the area of books and reading has had contributions in historically established areas of cultural economics and those currently exciting attention - chiefly with respect to digital disruption. Finally, it explains how books and reading are a fully developed rational addition model rather than something just based on the addition of past behaviour. Previously published as a Special Issue in the journal: Journal of Cultural Economics "Special Issue: Economics of Books and Reading" .
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Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
December 01, 2022
Contents
Cultural economics, books and reading
Economics and novels: good, evil and becoming better people
The economics of the modern American comic book market
Unraveling the effect of extrinsic reading on reading with intrinsic motivation
Don't judge a book by its cover: examining digital disruption in the book industry using a stated preference approach
More than a good book: contingent valuation of public library services in England
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Cameron, Samuel. editor.
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