This second volume, The Cultural Economy, analyzes 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.
Chapter 10: East Asia: The Global-Regional Dynamic
East Asia: The Global-Regional Dynamic
This chapter argues that there are two ways of renaming the globalization of culture. The first follows the time-honoured model, referred to here as ‘the economics of foreign programs’. The emphasis is on the sale of finished cultural goods and services in ...