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From rag market to creative economy: interview with Angela McRobbie

McRobbie, A. & Bennett, T. ORCID: 0000-0003-0078-9315 (2022). From rag market to creative economy: interview with Angela McRobbie. Journal of Cultural Economy 1753-0369, pp. 1-7. doi: 10.1080/17530350.2022.2112263


In this interview, Angela McRobbie reflects on her intellectual and professional trajectory from the mid-1980s to the early 2000s, amid her associations with Stuart Hall and the emerging cultural economy agenda at the Open University. The interview expands on, and incorporates elements from, her contribution to a 2020 workshop marking two decades since Paul du Gay and Michael Pryke convened a ‘Workshop on Cultural Economy’ at the OU in Milton Keynes. The interview forms part of a special issue, titled What Was Cultural Economy?

Publication Type: Article
Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Journal of Cultural Economy on 24 Aug 2022, available at:
Publisher Keywords: Cultural studies, Open University, creative labour, Stuart Hall, cultural industries
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Departments: School of Communication & Creativity > Media, Culture & Creative Industries
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