Global Game Industries and Cultural Policy
This is the first book that sheds light on global game industries and cultural policy. The scope covers the emerging and converging theory and models on cultural industries and its development, and their connection to national cultural policy and globalization. The primary focus of the book is on Asian cultural policy and industries while there are implicit comparisons throughout the book to compare Asia to other global markets. This book is aimed at advanced undergraduates, graduate students and faculty members in programs addressing cultural policy and digital games. It will also be of interest to those within the cultural policy community and to digital games professionals. Anthony Y.H. Fung is Director and Professor in the School of Journalism and Communication at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is also Professor in the School of Art and Communication at Beijing Normal University under the 'Global Talents Scheme' and Chair Professor at Jinan University, China. His research interests and teaching focus on popular culture and cultural studies, gender and youth identity, cultural/creative industries and policy, and new media studies. He authored and edited more than 10 Chinese and English books. His recent books include Global Capital, Local Culture: Transnational Media Corporations in China (2008), R iding a Melodic Tide: The Development of Cantopop in Hong Kong (2009) (in Chinese), Policies for the Sustainable Development of the Hong Kong Film Industry (2009), Imagining Chinese Communication Studies (2012), Melodic Memories: The Historical Development of Music Industry in Hong Kong (2012) (in Chinese), Asian Popular Culture: the Global (Dis)continuity (2013) and Chinese Youth Culture (2017).
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