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Michael Keane

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Curtin University
Asian Creative Transformations

I conduct research on Chinese creative industries, particularly media. I teach and supervise PhD students in this area. I speak Chinese and spend two months of a year in China. My particular focus is on how arts, media and design businesses might find opportunities in Asia.

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Book review

09 Sep 2013

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Date: 9 September 2013
Author: Michael Keane
Publisher: Asian Creative Transformations
Owning Institution(s): Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

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Title: Online@AsiaPacific
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04 Apr 2013

China’s growing economic, political, and military capacity is the most geopolitically significant development of the 21st century, one which is already being branded the ‘Asian century.’ Certainly the recent economic...

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10 Feb 2012

What does ‘creativity’ mean in China today? Is China serious about reforming its cultural and media sectors? Asks Michael Keane for CCI.

How do creative industries function under authoritarian style governance? In 2011 I published two books dealing with the creative...

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Commentary

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25 Nov 2010

While many in China are embracing the notion of creativity, planning and managing it is another issue writes Michael Keane for APO

In 2009, Li Wuwei, an industrial economist from the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, published Creativity is changing China. In...

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28 Jun 2009

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Michael Keane writes that the West Kowloon Cultural District is drawing a deal of attention as Hong Kong seeks to engage with the creative industries. But not everyone is happy.

In September 2003, Hong...

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12 Mar 2009

What does the "creative economy" mean in China and how might it be developed, asks MICHAEL KEANE

VIEWERS of the Beijing Olympic Games opening ceremony on the evening of 8 August 2008 witnessed the most impressively coordinated launch of any major global event. Superbly choreographed by...

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Research report

30 Mar 2007

Critical scholarship often views media concentration as an expression of corporate capitalism: that is, powerful media owned and supported by wealthy private interests. This paper is about critical mass in media industries. The emphasis, however, is on emerging production centres rather than ‘...

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Essay

30 Mar 2007

Critical scholarship often views media concentration as an expression of corporate capitalism: that is, powerful media owned and supported by wealthy private interests. This paper is about critical mass in media industries. The emphasis, however, is on emerging production centres rather than ?...

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Research report

10 Sep 2003

This 2003 report on the nature of R&D and innovation within the creative and content industries has been a key document in the development of theories around creative industries in Australia. It has now been added to the APO archive.

The nature of R&D and innovation...

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