Cultures and Globalization: The Cultural Economy (The Cultures and Globalization Series)

Cultures and Globalization: The Cultural Economy (The Cultures and Globalization Series)

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

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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; and, 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.

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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

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

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/09/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781412934732
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 688
  • ID: 9781412934732
  • weight: 1996
  • ISBN10: 1412934737

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