Cultural Policies in East Asia: Dynamics between the State, by Lorraine Lim (Editor) Hye-Kyung Lee (Editor)

By Lorraine Lim (Editor) Hye-Kyung Lee (Editor)

Show description

Read or Download Cultural Policies in East Asia: Dynamics between the State, Arts and Creative Industries PDF

Similar cultural books

Sociology On Culture

Tradition has turn into a touchstone of interdisciplinary dialog. For readers attracted to sociology, the social sciences and the arts, this e-book maps significant classical and modern analyses and cultural controversies when it comes to social procedures, daily life, and axes of ordering and distinction - resembling race, classification and gender.

History, power, and identity: ethnogenesis in the Americas, 1492-1992

For the previous 5 centuries, indigenous and African American groups through the Americas have sought to keep up and recreate enduring identities below stipulations of radical swap and discontinuity. The essays during this groundbreaking quantity rfile this cultural activity—this ethnogenesis—within and opposed to the wider contexts of domination; the authors concurrently surround the entanglements of neighborhood groups within the webs of nationwide and international energy family members in addition to people's distinctive skills to realize keep watch over over their heritage and identification.

22 Not a new life style: For those who thirst of humanity

Martyr Dr. Mostafa Chamran Savehe way of life.

Additional resources for Cultural Policies in East Asia: Dynamics between the State, Arts and Creative Industries

Example text

Whether art is believed to make a person more gracious, to encapsulate the best of civilization, to articulate deeply personal stories for universal empathy, or simply to provide entertainment products that command a premium from global travellers, it has become a mystical creature from which bureaucrats can summon forth varying definitions to suit policy agenda. Bureaucratic mastery may, likewise, demand the re-imagination of historic cultural capitals. According to the ACSR Report (2012, p. 6), Throughout the history of the Western and Eastern world, several cities have stood out as the arts and cultural capital of their time.

Singapore: Global City for the Arts (1992) (Singapore: Economic Development Board and Ministry of Information and the Arts). Singapore in Figures (2012) (Department of Statistics, Singapore: Singapore). Straits Times (May 5, 2010) ‘NAC Cuts Funds to Theatre Company Wild Rice’. Tan, C. (2013) ‘Big Names in Arts Community behind Plans to Put Out an Arts Manifesto’, Straits Times, March 19. The Mirror: A Weekly Almanac of Current Affairs (December 28, 1972), ‘Prosperous Society into Civilized Society’.

Some new cultural policies were developed to respond to the development of Taiwanese consciousness. In 1977, President CHIANG Kuo Chiang presented ‘Twelve Constructions,’ and then the government decided to establish a cultural center in every city and county to improve local culture. In 1983, The Council of Cultural Affairs (CCA)7 promulgated the ‘Essential Points of Cultural Centers’ to improve the functioning of cultural centers. In addition, the third chairman of the CCA, SHEN Xue-Yong, provided a new concept for cultural policy – a shift from ‘central to local’ in 1993.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.44 of 5 – based on 38 votes