The Resource Blockbusters and trade wars: : popular culture in a globalized world, Peter S. Grant & Chris Wood, (ebook)

Blockbusters and trade wars: : popular culture in a globalized world, Peter S. Grant & Chris Wood, (ebook)

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Blockbusters and trade wars: : popular culture in a globalized world
Title
Blockbusters and trade wars:
Title remainder
popular culture in a globalized world
Statement of responsibility
Peter S. Grant & Chris Wood
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Language
eng
Summary
The unparalleled global distribution of books, television programs and other cultural products would seem to augur well for the diversity of ideas and creative expression. Yet ever more of this flow is concentrated in the hands of fewer giant corporations, significantly American controlled, whose agenda is not pluralism but profit. This book focuses upon the market dynamics that drive ever-greater audiences to "blockbuster" films, TV programs, books and recording artists-at the expense of independent, alternative and increasingly necessary national voices. This is the first book from a Canadian perspective to investigate the facts about where and how cultural artifacts are created, why they are so different from other manufactured products, and why they must be treated differently. Grant and Wood examine how much the nature and size of a cultural industry's owner(s) matters; what "national" really means; how content quotas, expenditure rules and government subsidies help and hinder cultural industries; and why a new international vision must prevail. At the same time, they take a look at competition law and how it can promote diversity while examining how freedom of expression and cultural diversity are inextricably linked. Clearly written, impeccably researched, and passionately argued
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Midwest
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1941-
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Grant, Peter S.
Dewey number
306
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1953-
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  • Wood, Chris
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  • Cultural industries
  • Popular culture
  • Cultural policy
  • International relations and culture
  • Globalization
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Blockbusters and trade wars: : popular culture in a globalized world, Peter S. Grant & Chris Wood, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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9781926706795
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11777413
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remote
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11777413
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MWT11777413
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Blockbusters and trade wars: : popular culture in a globalized world, Peter S. Grant & Chris Wood, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781926706795
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11777413
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11777413
System control number
MWT11777413
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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