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Miller, T. (2014) Hollywood. In: Ritzer, G., (ed.) The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization. Wiley-Blackwell, Malden, pp. 937-939.

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Hollywood – shorthand for the mainstream US film and television drama industry – has long been at the center of globalization, in three ways. First, export markets have always been crucial to it. Second, it has consistently drawn on creative labor from overseas, and shot movies overseas, in search of economies of production. And third, its export success has led to concerns about cultural imperialism.

Publication Type: Book Chapter
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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