Political economy and creative industries policy

Cunningham, Stuart D. (2007) Political economy and creative industries policy. UNESCO Observatory Refereed e-Journal, 1(1).

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This short paper outlines a personal position ‘between’ political economy and policy. I take a critical, interdisciplinary approach to policy analysis and policy advocacy, where the economic, the legal and other dimensions of specialist knowledge need to be brought together with cultural and communication policy. However, my background in cultural studies makes me predisposed to focus on content and the social sphere, with cultural consumption and production to the fore. Policy and industry appear to have little understanding of the dimensions of social and cultural change in the sphere of cultural consumption and production; these are posing quite large problems for policy and industry today.

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ID Code: 12165
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: The contents of this journal can be freely accessed online via the journal’s web page (see hypertext link).
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Keywords: Political Economy, Creative Industries, Creative Industries Policy, Creative Economy
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > Communication and Media Studies not elsewhere classified (200199)
Divisions: Past > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 Stuart D. Cunningham
Deposited On: 22 Jan 2008 00:00
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:41

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