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What’s stopping us? Barriers to creativity and innovation in schooling across Europe

Banaji, Shakuntala, Cranmer, Sue and Perrotta, Carlo (2013) What’s stopping us? Barriers to creativity and innovation in schooling across Europe. In: Thomas, Kerry and Chan, Janet, (eds.) Handbook of Research on Creativity. Elgar original reference. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK, pp. 450-463. ISBN 9780857939807

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Abstract

This comprehensive yet concise Handbook provides an overview of innovative approaches to, and new perspectives on, the study of creativity. In this timely work, creativity is not defined by an ideal, rather it encompasses a range of theories, functions, characteristics, processes, products and practices that are associated with the generation of novel and useful outcomes suited to particular social, cultural and political contexts. Chapters present original research by international scholars from a wide range of disciplines including history, sociology, psychology, philosophy, cultural studies, education, economics and interdisciplinary studies. Their research investigates creativity in diverse fields including art, creative industries, aesthetics, design, new media, music, arts education, science, engineering and technology. Containing cutting-edge research the Handbook of Research on Creativity will strongly appeal to academics and advanced students in cultural studies, creative industries, art history and theory, experimental music and performance studies, digital and new media studies, engineering, economics, sociology, psychology and social psychology, management studies, and education – particularly visual arts education and music education. Policy makers, managers and entrepreneurs will also find much to interest them in this fascinating work.

Item Type: Book Section
Official URL: http://www.e-elgar.com/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Authors. Published by Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2014 12:35
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2019 00:40
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/55204

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