Cultural industries and public policy

  title={Cultural industries and public policy},
  author={Andy C. Pratt},
  journal={International Journal of Cultural Policy},
  pages={31 - 44}
  • A. Pratt
  • Published 1 March 2005
  • Economics
  • International Journal of Cultural Policy
This article re‐imagines the space of the cultural industries and their governance. It is divided into three parts. In the first, questions of definition are reviewed. In the second part, cultural policies (and by default cultural industries policies) are examined in order to disclose the key concepts of culture that they are based upon. The final section, on governance, develops an argument that seeks to open up a space where the hybrid nature of cultural production can be addressed by policy. 

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