Cultures and Globalization: Cultural Expression, Creativity and Innovation (The Cultures and Globalization Series)

Cultures and Globalization: Cultural Expression, Creativity and Innovation (The Cultures and Globalization Series)

By: Helmut K. Anheier (editor), Yudhishthir Raj Isar (editor)Hardback

1 - 2 weeks availability

Description

'In the globalization 'game' there are no absolute winners and losers. Neither homogenisation nor diversity can capture its contradictory movement and character. The essays and papers collected here offer, from a variety of perspectives, a rich exploration of creativity and innovation, cultural expressions and globalization. This volume of essays, in all their diversity of contents and theoretical perspectives, demonstrates the rich value of this paradoxical, oxymoronic approach' - Stuart Hall, Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the Open University Volume 3 of the Cultures & Globalization series, Creativity and Innovations, explores the interactions between globalization and the forms of cultural expression that are their basic resource. Bringing together over 25 high-profile authors from around the world, this volume addresses such questions as: What impacts does globalization have on cultural creativity and innovation? How is the evolving world 'map' of creativity related to the drivers and patterns of globalization? What are the relationships between creative acts, clusters, genres or institutions and cultural diversity? The volume is an indispensable reference tool for all scholars and students of contemporary arts and culture.

Create a review

About Author

Helmut K. Anheier, PhD, is President and Dean at the Hertie School of Governance, and holds a chair of sociology at Heidelberg University. He received his PhD from Yale University in 1986, was a senior researcher at John Hopkins School of Public Policy, Professor of Public Policy and Social Welfare at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, and Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics. Professor Anheier founded and directed the Centre for Civil Society at LSE, the Center for Civil Society at UCLA, and the Center for Social Investment at Heidelberg. Before embarking on an academic career, he served as social affairs officer to the United Nations. He is author of over 400 publications, and won various international prizes and recognitions for his scholarship. Amongst his recent book publications are Nonprofit Organizations - Theory, Management, Policy (London: Routledge, 2014), A Versatile American Institution: The Changing Ideals and Realities of Philanthropic Foundations with David Hammack (Washington, DC: Brookings, 2013) and The Global Studies Encyclopedia with Mark Juergensmeyer (5 vols, Sage, 2012). He is the principal academic lead of the Hertie School's annual Governance Report (Oxford University Press, 2013-), and currently working on projects relating to indicator research, social innovation, and success and failure in philanthropy. Yudhishthir Raj Isar is an independent analyst, advisor and public speaker who straddles different worlds of cultural theory, experience and practice. He is Professor of Cultural Policy Studies at The American University of Paris and Adjunct Professor at the Institute for Culture and Society, University of Western Sydney. He has also been maitre de conference at Sciences Po, Paris. Professor Isar is co-editor of the Cultures and Globalization Series (SAGE). He is a trustee of civil society cultural organisations and consultant to international organisations and foundations and Past President of Culture Action Europe. Earlier, at UNESCO, where he served from 1973 to 2002, he was notably Executive Secretary of the World Commission on Culture and Development and Director of the International Fund for the Promotion of Culture.

Contents

Foreword by Stuart Hall Introduction - Yudhishthir Raj Isar and Helmut K Anheier PART ONE: ISSUES AND PATTERNS IN CULTURAL EXPRESSION Creativity: Alternate Paradigms to the 'Creative Economy' - Rustom Bharucha Recognition and Artistic Creativity - Joni Maya Cherbo and Harold L Vogel Walking with the Devil: Art, Culture and Internationalization - Gerardo Mosquera ...But What Is the Question? Art, Research and the Production of Knowledge - Gilane Tawadros Improvizing in a World of Movement: Transit, Transition and Transformation - Maruska Svasek Diasporic Spaces: Migration, Hybridity and the Geocultural Turn - Keith Nurse Creativity and Intellectual Property Rights - Jason Toynbee Exile, Culture and Identity - Rasoul Nejadmehr The Creativity of Evil? - Dragan Klaic The 'Creator' as Entrepreneur: An African Perspective - Paul Brickhill The Turn of the Native: Vernacular Creativity in the Caribbean - Annie Paul Creative Contemporary Design in the Arab World - Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFares Cultural Policing South Asia: An Anti-Globalization Backlash against Freedom of Expression? - Laurent Gayer, Christophe Jaffrelot and Malvika Maheshwari The Struggle to Express, Create and Represent in the Balkans - Zala Volcic Creative Economy, Global City: Globalizing Discourses and the Implications for Local Arts - Lily Kong The Cycles of Creativity in the Music Industry - Peter Tschmuck Creative Communities and Emerging Networks - Clayton Campbell Creative Spaces - Nancy Duxbury and Catherine Murray Literary Hybrids and the Circuits of Translation: the Example of Mia Couto - Stefan Helgesson Emergencies in Digital Culture - Ivani Santana Fashion and Ethics: Reinventing Models of Consumption and Creativity in a Global Industry - Mo Tomaney and Julie Thomas Creativity and Innovation: the Role of Philanthropy - Diana Leat Digital Networks and Social Innovation: Strategies of the Imagination - Eugenio Tisselli Christopher Waterman Closing Reflections PART TWO: INDICATOR SUITES Cultural Indicator Suites: An Introduction - Helmut K Anheier and Michael Hoelscher Creativity Indexes - Enrico Bertacchini and Walter Santagata Measuring Creativity and Innovation - Michael Hoelscher Policy Regulatory Frameworks Intellectual Property Investment Education Philanthropy Research and Development Diversity Institutions Membership in Organizations Events Places: Indicators for six cities Migration Creativity and Hybridity Indices Hybridity Languages The Blogosphere Eco Trends and Innovation Music New and Syncretic Religions Dance Hip Hop Reality TV Body Art Web 2.0 Creativity, Innovation, Globalization: What International Experts Think - Helmut K Anheier and Michael Hoelscher

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/01/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781412920858
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 488
  • ID: 9781412920858
  • weight: 1225
  • ISBN10: 141292085X

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly

Close