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    Significance of Cultural Industries

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    In nine pages the significance of cultural industries in terms of both culture and economics is examined. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

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    on a worldwide basis. Cultural industries not only highlight the cultural diversity of a country but also are considerably important in the economy of each country as well. Since globalization  and the deregulation of many restrictive policies, the distribution opportunities available for cultural industries has increased dramatically over the past decade and also expanded to include a shift in industry  with more multimedia and electronic-based products. Because of globalization however, many regions fear that their cultural industries are threatened by conglomerates and has resulted in the formation of several organizations  which focus on the development, maintenance, and protection of cultural industries. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) states that one  of the most important components of peoples cultural identity is expressed through cultural industries which are copied and distributed on a worldwide basis. UNESCO describes cultural industries as "books, magazines,  newspapers, music records, film and videos, multimedia products and other new industries that are being created" and are considered a very important economic resource for each country (UNESCO, Cultural, 2003).  The development of a countrys cultural industry, in which books are still considered a major factor, relates from the multiple creative and economic links between the creator of the  product and the distribution of the product to the public. The cultural industries of each country also call for a great deal of collaboration between private and public enterprises and  government regulations as well as cultural industries in order to thrive require "freedom above all" (UNESCO, Cultural, 2003). According to UNESCO which provides support and guidance for the development and  distribution of global cultural industries emphasizes the need for creative and economic freedom and also protects and encourages innovation in cultural industries based on the expansion and opportunities available with 

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