This book is a summary on the seminar Development Strategies of Local Cultural Industries in Asia and Europe, held from 9th to 10th December, 2002 in Macau, SAR, China. The aim of the seminar was to identify the key problems and possible solutions which could be implemented to develop local cultural industries. Articles of the publication focus on
· the question of copyright as a monetary expression of value for intangible goods
· the question of business initiative and its dependence from risk sharing schemes.
Readership: Cultural researchers, policy makers, culture practitioners, academics and students of creative industries and cultural policy.