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Hollywood

  • By: Toby Miller
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Hollywood—shorthand for the mainstream U.S. film and television industry—has been at the center of globalization in three ways. First, export markets have been crucial to its reputation and economic vitality. Second, it has filmed movies overseas, often drawing on ...

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