Much Ado About Culture: North American trade disputes

Keith Acheson and Christopher Maule

University of Michigan Press, forthcoming 1999

Contents

Figures vii

Tables ix

Preface xi

Abbreviations xiii

PART I. The Issues and Setting 1

1. Culture and the Cultural Industries 2

2. The Changing Technological Setting 23

3. Information Sources 39

4. Issues, Regimes, and Culture in GATT and the EC 51

5. Governance of Cultural Commerce in Canada and the

United States 72

PART II. Economic Dimensions and Policies 91

6. The Economic Characteristics of the Cultural Industries

and Their Organizational Implications 92

7. Canadian Film and Television Production 117

8. Canadian Film Distribution and Exhibition and Television

Broadcasting 141

9. Canadian Publishing, Sound Recording, and Radio 162

PART III. The Cases 185

10. Sports Illustrated 186

11. Country Music Television 206

12. Satellite Broadcasting 220

13. Borders Books 244

14. Neighboring Rights 258

15. Censorship, Content Classifications, the V-Chip,

and Howard Stern 276

16. Film Distribution I 295

17. Film Distribution II 309

18. Past Lessons and Future Alternatives 329

References and selected bibliography 349

Index 362