Brave new world: understanding China's creative vision

Keane, Michael A. (2004) Brave new world: understanding China's creative vision. International Journal of Cultural Policy, 10(3), pp. 265-279.

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Abstract

This article asks if China can develop a truly creative economy and follow the lead of South Korea,Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore. If the benefits flowing from the creative economy (and creative industries) are so strategic to government, we need to ask what impact this re-evaluation of creativity will have on a country often identified as having an overly regulated cultural sector. While there is ample evidence to support the idea of a dormant and often parasitic cultural sector, this article points to some areas where creativity is emerging as inputs into production, distribution and consumption.

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ID Code: 2435
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: creative economy, creative industries, Asia, China, innovation
DOI: 10.1080/1028663042000312516
ISSN: 1477-2833
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 Taylor & Francis
Copyright Statement: First published in International Journal of Cultural Policy 10(3):pp. 265-279.
Deposited On: 30 Nov 2006 00:00
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:10

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