chapter  15
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Emerging Regeneration Strategies in the US, Europe and Japan


Most cities around the world have come to recognize the strategic importance of the cultural and creative sector as a key driver of the knowledge economy in the new postindustrial economy.1 In other words, a prosperity agenda associated with a creative city planning framework. They not only recognize the value of the creative and cultural sector, but also propose an integrated approach to advancing it as a central plank of sustainable economic development, vis-à-vis a sustainable community development.