Cultures and Globalization
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Cultures and Globalization
The Cultural Economy



© 2008 | 688 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
The world's cultures and their forms of creation, presentation and preservation are deeply affected by globalization in ways that are inadequately documented and understood. The Cultures and Globalization series is designed to fill this void in our knowledge. In this series, leading experts and emerging scholars track cultural trends connected to globalization throughout the world, resulting in a powerful analytic tool-kit that encompasses the transnational flows and scapes of contemporary cultures. Each volume presents data on cultural phenomena through colourful, innovative information graphics to give a quantitative portrait of the cultural dimensions and contours of globalization.

This second volume The Cultural Economy analyses the dynamic relationship in which culture is part of the process of economic change that in turn changes the conditions of culture. It brings together perspectives from different disciplines to examine such critical issues as:

• the production of cultural goods and services and the patterns of economic globalization

• the relationship between the commodification of the cultural economy and the aesthetic realm

• current and emerging organizational forms for the investment, production, distribution and consumption of cultural goods and services

• the complex relations between creators, producers, distributors and consumers of culture

• the policy implications of a globalizing cultural economy

By demonstrating empirically how the cultural industries interact with globalization, this volume will provide students of contemporary culture with a unique, indispensable reference tool.

 
THE CULTURAL ECONOMY TODAY
Stuart Cunningham, John Banks and Jason Potts
Cultural Economy
The Shape of the Field  
 
GLOBALIZATION AND LOCALIZATION
David Throsby
Globalization and the Cultural Economy
A Crisis of Value?  
Andy Pratt
Locating the Cultural Economy
Daniel Drache and Marc D. Froese
The Global Cultural Economy
Power, Citizenship and Dissent  
Mira Sundara Rajan
Strange Bedfellows
Law and Culture  
 
ACTORS AND FORMS
Frances Pinter
Free Culture and Creative Commons
Tom Aageson
Cultural Entrepreneurs
Producing Cultural Value and Wealth  
Yudhishthir Raj Isar
The Intergovernmental Policy Actors
 
REGIONAL REALITIES
Francis B. Nyamnjoh
Globalization and the Cultural Economy
Africa  
Jasleen Dhamija
Globalization and the Crafts in South Asia
Michael Keane
East Asia
the Global-Regional Dynamic  
Jaz Choi
The New Korean Wave of U
Florent le Duc
The Impact of Globalization on the Cultural Industries of Central Asia
Xavier Greffe
European Cultural Systems in Turmoil
Kirill Razlogov
Countries in Transition
Which Way to Go?  
Nada Švob-Ðokic, Jaka Primorac and Krešimir Jurlin
Southeastern Europe
Emergences and Developments  
Ana Carla Fonseca Reis and Andrea Davis
Impact and Responses in Latin America and the Caribbean
Margaret Wyszomirski
The Local Creative Economy in the United States of America
 
FIELDS AND GENRES
Michael Curtin
Spatial Dynamics of Film and Television
Toby Miller
Anyone For Games?
Via the New International Division of Labor  
Gerard Goggin
Digital Media
Sabine Ichikawa
Fashion
Dragan Klaic
Festivals
Seeking Artistic Distinction in a Crowded Field  
Paulo Miguez
The Bahia Carnival
Martha Friel and Walter Santagata
Making Material Cultural Heritage Work
From Traditional Handicrafts to Soft Industrial Design  
Mark David Ryan, Michael Keane and Stuart Cunningham
Australian Indigenous Art
Local Dreamings, Global Consumption  
David Halle and Elisabeth Tiso
New York's Chelsea District
a 'Global' and Local Perspective on Contemporary Art  
Allen J. Scott
Cultural Economy
Retrospect and Prospect  

Not relevant for our course

Hanne Tange
Dept Language & Business Communication, Aarhus School of Business
October 18, 2010

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