Mass Media and Free Trade: NAFTA and the Cultural Industries by Emile G. McAnany,Kenton T. Wilkinson

By Emile G. McAnany,Kenton T. Wilkinson

As usa tv courses, video clips, track, and different cultural items make their manner worldwide, a lively debate over "cultural imperialism" is transforming into in lots of international locations. This publication brings jointly specialists in economics, sociology, anthropology, the arts, and communications to discover what results the North American loose exchange contract could have at the circulate of cultural items between Mexico, the USA, and Canada.

After an summary of unfastened exchange and the cultural industries, the booklet covers the subsequent subject matters: dominance and resistance, cultural exchange and identification on the subject of Mexico and to French Canada, and highbrow estate rights. in accordance with current traits, the participants expect that there'll be a gradually expanding circulate of cultural items from the U.S. to its neighbors.

This booklet grew out of a 1994 convention that introduced jointly leaders of the cultural industries, coverage makers, and students. It represents state of the art puzzling over the worldwide impact of U.S. cultural industries.

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