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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Fergus, Howard A.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
School of Continuing Studies
Article Title
Towards a cultural sector of economic development in the Eastern Caribbean
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Journal Title
Journal of Eastern Caribbean Studies
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2000
Volume ID
25
Issue ID
4
Page(s)
52-73
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Abstract
Argues for a cultural-economic sector in the development profile of the Eastern Caribbean. Defines culture broadly to blur the boundaries between economic, aesthetic, and environmental endowments. States that given the economic problems, the search for alternative development strategies should include traffic in cultural products. Concludes, however, that commodification can degrade the saleability and sustainability of cultural products.....
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