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 11: The New Korean Wave of U1
The New Korean Wave of U1
The Korean Wave is neither a fortuitous phenomenon nor the result of a governmental master-plan, but a complex concoction of actors of various types and strata. This chapter first outlines the development of the Korean Wave in the domain of TV dramas and contextualizes its ...