Cultures and Globalization: Cultural Expression, Creativity and Innovation

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Volume 3 of the Cultures & Globalization series, Creativity and Innovations, explores the interactions between globalization and the forms of cultural expression that are their basic resource. Bringing together over 25 high-profile authors from around the world, this volume addresses such questions as: What impacts does globalization have on cultural creativity and innovation? How is the evolving world ‘map’ of creativity related to the drivers and patterns of globalization? What are the relationships between creative acts, clusters, genres or institutions and cultural diversity?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412920858
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 2/20/2010
  • Series: Cultures and Globalization Series
  • Pages: 488
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Helmut K. Anheier (Ph D, Yale) is Dean and Professor of
Sociology at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. He holds a chair of Sociology at Heidelberg University and serves as Academic Director of the Center for Social Investment. From 2001 to 2009, he was Professor of Public Policy and Social Welfare at UCLA's School of
Public Affairs and Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics.
Professor Anheier founded and directed the Centre for Civil Society at LSE and the Center for Civil Society at UCLA. Before embarking on an academic career,
he served as social affairs officer to the United Nations. He is currently researching the nexus between globalisation, civil society, and culture and is interested in policy analysis and methodological questions.

Yudhishthir Raj Isaris enjoying a second life as an academic, independent cultural advisor and public speaker, after a distinguished career with UNESCO. He is currently Professor of Cultural Policy Studies at The American University of
Paris, Maître de Conférence at Sciences
and visiting professor at other universities in Europe and the US. With Helmut K. Anheier, he is the founding co-editor of the Cultures and
Globalization Series.
In 2004-2008
he was president of the European arts and culture platform Culture Action Europe. He was a Trustee of the Institute of
International Visual Arts, London from 1994 to 2010 and Acting Chair, 2009-10;
he is also a board member of or advisor to other cultural organizations in
Europe, North America and Asia. He has been a consultant to the European Commission, the Organization of American
States (OAS), the European Cultural Foundation and the United Nations Special Unit for South-South Cooperation. Member of the International Council of Museums and the Indian National Trust for Art and
Cultural Heritage. At UNESCO from 1973
to 2003, he was notably Editor-in-Chief of the quarterly Museum
besides commissioning and editing a range of publications in the heritage field; Director of Cultural Policies and of the International Fund for the Promotion of Culture; in 1994-96, he was Executive Secretary of the
World Commission on Culture and Development.
In 1986-87, he served as the first Executive Director of the Aga Khan
Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University and MIT.

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Stuart Hall
Introduction - Yudhishthir Raj Isar and Helmut K Anheier
Creativity: Alternate Paradigms to the 'Creative Economy' - Rustom Bharucha
Recognition and Artistic Creativity - Joni Maya Cherbo and Harold L Vogel
Walking with the Devil: Art, Culture and Internationalization - Gerardo Mosquera
...But What Is the Question? Art, Research and the Production of Knowledge - Gilane Tawadros
Improvizing in a World of Movement: Transit, Transition and Transformation - Maruška Svašek
Diasporic Spaces: Migration, Hybridity and the Geocultural Turn - Keith Nurse
Creativity and Intellectual Property Rights - Jason Toynbee
Exile, Culture and Identity - Rasoul Nejadmehr
The Creativity of Evil? - Dragan Klaic
The 'Creator' as Entrepreneur: An African Perspective - Paul Brickhill
The Turn of the Native: Vernacular Creativity in the Caribbean - Annie Paul
Creative Contemporary Design in the Arab World - Huda Smitshuijzen Abi Farès
Cultural Policing South Asia: An Anti-Globalization Backlash against Freedom of Expression? - Laurent Gayer, Christophe Jaffrelot and Malvika Maheshwari
The Struggle to Express, Create and Represent in the Balkans - Zala Volcic
Creative Economy, Global City: Globalizing Discourses and the Implications for Local Arts - Lily Kong
The Cycles of Creativity in the Music Industry - Peter Tschmuck
Creative Communities and Emerging Networks - Clayton Campbell
Creative Spaces - Nancy Duxbury and Catherine Murray
Literary Hybrids and the Circuits of Translation: the Example of Mia Couto - Stefan Helgesson
Emergencies in Digital Culture - Ivani Santana
Fashion and Ethics: Reinventing Models of Consumption and Creativity in a Global Industry - Mo Tomaney and Julie Thomas
Creativity and Innovation: the Role of Philanthropy - Diana Leat
Digital Networks and Social Innovation: Strategies of the Imagination - Eugenio Tisselli
Christopher Waterman
Closing Reflections
Cultural Indicator Suites: An Introduction - Helmut K Anheier and Michael Hoelscher
Creativity Indexes - Enrico Bertacchini and Walter Santagata
Measuring Creativity and Innovation - Michael Hoelscher
Regulatory Frameworks
Intellectual Property
Research and Development
Membership in Organizations
Places: Indicators for six cities
Creativity and Hybridity
The Blogosphere
Eco Trends and Innovation
New and Syncretic Religions
Hip Hop
Reality TV
Body Art
Web 2.0
Creativity, Innovation, Globalization: What International Experts Think - Helmut K Anheier and Michael Hoelscher

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