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The Creative System in Action

Understanding Cultural Production and Practice

Editors: McIntyre, P., Fulton, J., Paton, E. (Eds.)

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About this book

The first of its kind, this book focuses on empirical studies into creative output that use and test the systems approach. The collection of work from cultural studies, sociology, psychology, communication and media studies, and the arts depicts holistic and innovative ways to understand creativity as a system in action.

About the authors

Phillip McIntyre is an Associate Professor at the University of Newcastle, Australia. He is a former musician, music journalist, record producer and video-maker. His book Creativity and Cultural Production: Issues for Media Practice is also published by Palgrave MacMillan. He convenes the Communication and Media Research (CAMR) group and is researching the creative industries though an Australian Research Council Linkage Grant.

Dr Janet Fulton is a lecturer in Media and Communication at the University of Newcastle, Australia. Her research interests include creativity and cultural production, journalism, journalism education, social media, and cultural production in the digital age.

Dr Elizabeth Paton is Senior Education and Outreach Officer for the Australia Research Council Centre of Excellence for Integrative Brain Function (Monash University node). Previously, she taught communication and creative industries subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Her research interests include creativity, creative industries, fiction writing and education.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Introduction

    McIntyre, Phillip (et al.)

    Pages 1-9

  • General Systems Theory and Creativity

    McIntyre, Phillip

    Pages 13-26

  • The Systems Model of Creativity

    Fulton, Janet (et al.)

    Pages 27-43

  • Songwriting as a Creative System in Action

    McIntyre, Phillip

    Pages 47-59

  • The Creative Development of Sampling Composers

    Morey, Justin

    Pages 60-73

Buy this book

eBook $74.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-50946-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $95.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-50945-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Creative System in Action
Book Subtitle
Understanding Cultural Production and Practice
Editors
  • P. McIntyre
  • J. Fulton
  • E. Paton
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-50946-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137509468
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-50945-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 217
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