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?

Cultural Indicator Suites: An Introduction

Cultural indicator suites: An introduction
Helmut K.Anheier and MichaelHoelscher


Cultural indicator suites are an integral second part of each volume of the Cultures and Globalization Series. The purpose of this indicator system is to offer an empirical portrait of key general dimensions of the relationships between cultural change and globalization, while also presenting empirical evidence about the specific topic of the volume in question. The working definition of the notion of ‘culture’ used for the Series has been set out in the Introduction of this volume. Suffice it to reiterate here that the present volume focuses on cultural expression, in other words, the creation, presentation, recognition and appreciation of artistic creativity.

1 This chapter draws on the more elaborate introduction to the notion ...

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