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By Lily Kong, Justin O'Connor

The cultural and artistic industries became more and more trendy on many coverage agendas in recent times. Governments have pointed out the transforming into shopper strength for cultural/creative items in the house industry, in addition to for the expansion of exports. The emphasis now lies on creativity, innovation, small company progress, and entry to worldwide markets – all based on the circulation from reasonable manufacture in the direction of excessive value-added services and products. while, the cultural and artistic industries became key drivers for city regeneration and worldwide repositioning of towns throughout Europe and Asia. the various topics, similar to capital of tradition, and attracting a ‘creative class’, became worldwide preoccupations. although, there are very actual adjustments and ambiguities at play whilst such coverage discourses flow among traditionally specific areas. via delivering either Asian and ecu stories, this quantity exhibits the variations among them, and hence permits significant comparisons.

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C. C. Ford, and E. Hill. 1994. Evaluating the success of urban success stories. Urban Studies 31: 835–850. Chapter 3 Creative Industries Across Cultural Borders: The Case of Video Games in Asia Ted Tschang Introduction This chapter examines the relationship between culture, economics and policy within the creative industries (which for the purposes of this paper, are assumed to be equivalent to the cultural industries), and their manifestation in Asia. Addressing any one of these three issues is a challenge in itself, but addressing all three of them together raises the complexity even further.

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