Volume 10, 1999
Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Meeting
Jacques Delacroix, Emile McAnany
Encephalokleptophobia or old-fashioned protectionism?
International trade in screen products, with facts and speculations
Several countries practice exclusionary policies vis-a-vis films, television programs and other screen products originating elsewhere in the name of the defense of collective cultural identities. Neither common sense nor available tacts are compatible with this justification for this kind of cultural protectionism.