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The Labor Structure of Cultural Institutions (the Case of Saint-Petersburg Creative Spaces)
Postindustrial society is characterized by the development of the creative class of workers, who become the main producer of cultural goods and services. A large number of scientific researches devote to the creative economy and creative industries; however, there is a little research about creative industries as an employment in Russia. This paper focuses on the characteristics of workers, employed in creative industries in St. Petersburg. As a result, semi-structured interviews were taken for giving the information about working conditions, responsibilities, relationships at work and theirs biographies. Interview data revealed the labor’s structure and working conditions at creative spaces of St.Petersburg. This project provided an important opportunity to advance the understanding of the work of the creative industries in St. Petersburg and their role in economic development.