Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Category: Performing Arts
The first full-length study of Nollywood, exploring the rise, evolving structure and global connections of Nigeria's popular movie industry. Based on extensive fieldwork, this critical text redefines our understanding of global media flows while analysing the commercial and professional practices of one of the most prolific media industries.
This Investment Policy Review provides an overview of the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in several countries, including the most recent trends and developments. It examines the legal investment framework currently in place and identifies new areas of high FDI potential. The Review is intended to improve the country's investment policies and to familiarize the international private sector with the countrys investment environment.
The world's cultures and their forms of creation, presentation and preservation are deeply affected by globalization in ways that are inadequately documented and understood. The Cultures and Globalization series is designed to fill this void in our knowledge. In this series, leading experts and emerging scholars track cultural trends connected to globalization throughout the world, resulting in a powerful analytic tool-kit that encompasses the transnational flows and scapes of contemporary cultures. Each volume presents data on cultural phenomena through colourful, innovative information graphics to give a quantitative portrait of the cultural dimensions and contours of globalization. This second volume The Cultural Economy analyses 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 * the policy implications of a globalizing cultural economy By demonstrating empirically how the cultural industries interact with globalization, this volume will provide students of contemporary culture with a unique, indispensable reference tool.
Institute for Training in Municipal Administration