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 21: Creative Industries: The Case of Fashion
Creative Industries: The Case of Fashion
This chapter will illustrate the effects of globalization on creation, production, distribution and communication in the fashion industry. It will give examples of how globalization widens the gap between winners and losers, and show how fashion, located at the crossroads of ...