Cultural Policies in East Asia

Dynamics between the State, Arts and Creative Industries

  • Hye-Kyung Lee
  • Lorraine Lim

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Cultural Policies in East Asia: An Introduction

    1. Hye-Kyung Lee, Lorraine Lim
      Pages 1-14
  3. Cultural Identity Formation and Nation Building

  4. Negotiations between Culture and the State

  5. The Rise of Creative Industries Policy

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 227-229

About this book


This book provides a detailed snapshot of cultural policies in China, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. In addition to an historical overview of the culture-state relationships in East Asia, it provides an analysis of contemporary developments occurring in the regions' cultural policies and the challenges they are facing.


culture cultural industry creative arts East Asia identity China Japan Singapore Hong Kong South Korea Taiwan film national identity Online society

Editors and affiliations

  • Hye-Kyung Lee
    • 1
  • Lorraine Lim
    • 2
  1. 1.King’s College LondonUK
  2. 2.Birkbeck CollegeUniversity of LondonUK

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