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No. 32


An open-access semi-annual peer-reviewed international electronic journal of literary, language, and cultural studies of the Department of English of the Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines.

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No. 32 (2019)

SPECIAL FORUM KRITIKA: Cultural Practices and Policies in the Digital and Global Age

INTRODUCTION: Kritika Kultura Special Issue on Cultural Practices and Policies in the Digital and Global Age

Patrick Messerlin, Hwy-Chang Moon


Between Technological Advancement and Protectionism: The Bumpy Evolution from MP3 Players to Smartphones in Korea

Jimmyn Parc


Adapting to Technological Changes in the Music Business: The Case of the British Music Industry and New Record Formats in the 1950s

Stephen Ranger


Hallyuwood: Korea’s Comparative Advantage in the Global Motion Picture Industry

Sébastien Miroudot


The Next Growth Strategy for Hallyu: A Comparative Analysis of Global Entertainment Firms

Yeon W. Lee, Kyuchan Kim


Accumulated and Accumulable Cultures: The Case of Public and Private Initiatives toward K-Pop

Jimmyn Parc, Hwy-Chang Moon


A New Model for Globalization in the Film Industry: Lessons from Sino-US Film Co-productions

Wenyan Yin


Strategy for the Cultural Contents Industry to Secure Competitive Advantage Using Fourth Industrial Revolution Technology

Jin Sup Jung, Min Jae Lee


Assessing the Impact of Protectionism Upon the Performance of Actors: The Case of the French and Korean Film Industries

Hee Jun Kim, Maxime Martigane, Jimmyn Parc


From Record Contract to Artrepreneur? Musicians’ Self-Management and the Changing Illusio in the Music Market

Holger Schwetter


Deepening Conditions of Precarity in the Korean Game Industry and Collaborative Strategies to Overcome Constraints

Sangkyu Lee


Synergistic Co-operations in the Cosmetic Industry: Learning and Convergence between Firms and Social Media

Yeon W. Lee


The Fandom of Hallyu, A Tribe in the Digital Network Era: The Case of ARMY of BTS

WoongJo Chang, Shin-Eui Park


Fan Entrepreneurship: Fandom, Agency, and the Marketing of Hallyu in Israel

Nissim Otmazgin, Irina Lyan


Increasing Opportunity and Value in the Cultural Industries: A Comparative Analysis of the Successful Clusters and Implications for Hallyu

Hwy-Chang Moon


The Industrialization of Korea’s Performing Arts and Its Path for Globalization

Man-Soo Cho


How Industrial Policies Shaped the Globalization of the Chinese Film Industry since the 1990s

Xiaolan Zhou


Building Consistent Policies on Subsidies in the Film Industry: Institutions and Instruments in France and Korea

Patrick Messerlin


Does Copyright Help or Harm Cultural Diversity in the Digital Age?

Sean A. Pager


Japan’s Soft Power and “Grand Fictions” in Global Venues: Japanese Pop Culture Franchises and Fictionality-based Tactics

Marco Pellitteri


The Evolution of the Concept and Practical Application of Cultural Diversity in Korea

Sunhee Park


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Kritika Kultura
Department of English
School of Humanities
Ateneo de Manila University

The Philippine Commission on Higher Education (CHED) declares Kritika Kultura as a CHED-recognized journal under the Journal Challenge Category of its Journal Incentive Program.

International Board of Editors

Jan Baetens
Faculty of Arts
Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (Belgium)

Joel David
Professor of Cultural Studies
Inha University (South Korea)

Michael Denning
Professor of American Studies and English
Department of English
Yale University (US)

Faculty of Cultural Sciences
Universitas Gadjah Mada (Indonesia)

Regenia Gagnier
Professor of English
University of Exeter (UK)

Leela Gandhi
John Hawkes Professor of the Humanities and English
Brown University (US)

Inderpal Grewal
Professor of Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Professor of South Asian Studies, Ethnicity, Race and Migration Studies
Yale University (US)

Peter Horn
Professor Emeritus and Honorary Lifetime Fellow
University of Cape Town (South Africa)
Honorary Professor and Research Associate in German Studies
University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)

Anette Horn
Professor of German Studies
University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)

David Lloyd
Distinguished Professor of English
University of California, Riverside (US)

Bienvenido Lumbera
National Artist for Literature
Professor Emeritus
University of the Philippines

Rajeev S. Patke
Director of the Division of Humanities
Professor of Humanities
Yale NUS College (Singapore)

Vicente L. Rafael
Giovanni and Amne Costigan Endowed Professor of History
University of Washington (US)

Vaidehi Ramanathan
Department of Linguistics
University of California, Davis (US)

Temario Rivera
Professorial Lecturer
Department of Political Science
University of the Philippines

E. San Juan, Jr.
Philippines Studies Center (US)

Neferti X.M. Tadiar
Professor of Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Barnard College (US)
Director of the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race
Columbia University (US)

Antony Tatlow
Honorary Professor of Drama
Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)

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