An Assessment on the Governance of the Creative Industries in the Turkish World

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Kaymas S.

BILIG, no.90, pp.215-243, 2019 (SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: Issue: 90
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.12995/bilig.9010
  • Journal Name: BILIG
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.215-243
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


This study is aimed to deal with cultural and creative industries, which is a notably remarkable for a new source of employment and welfare, within the developing countries perspectives. In this sense, the study has discussed these industries through the lens of contemporary conditions of the cultural and creative industries governance model and the study will focus on the following question: Is the cultural and creative industries whether the stand for sustainable development for the developing countries or these industries, especially at the dawn of the new century, is a new kind of cultural imperialism? The question is providing a bases for the study's research and in this sense the is seeking an entirely and meaningful answer for this debates. The study is based on public policy analysis and improvement of the some offers for the governance on the cultural and creative industries in the context of the Turkish World. As cultural and creative industries developing as a new source of employment and welfare for the countries in the globally, the governance model, and in this sense the debates on the developing of governmentality for these industries, has gain a privileged position. However well-structured discussion is ongoing in the literature on the governmentality of these industries, the developing countries has got only a few opportunities either "policy transfer" from developed countries and followed developed countries governmentality experiences or the new opportunities such as internationalization of their cultural and creative industries. Having evaluated cultural and creative industries governmentality models both developed and developing countries, at the end of the study the author of this article has offered some alternative government models for the Turkish World.