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 17: The Local Creative Economy in the United States of America
The Local Creative Economy in the United States of America
The US cultural economy itself exhibits multiple models of cultural interaction and experiences many of the tensions that accompany the increasing globalization of culture. However, creative economy initiatives ...