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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.

Locating the Cultural Economy
Locating the cultural economy
Andy C.Pratt

This chapter argues that culture, and the cultural economy in particular, have become an important feature of the national and the international economy as well as international relations. This chapter is divided into three main sections. In the first I discuss the core problem of ...

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