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Handbook of Culture and Creativity: Basic Processes and Applied Innovations

Angela K.-y. Leung, Letty Kwan, and Shyhnan Liou


This edited volume presents 12 chapters to enrich the cultural perspective of creativity. Contributed by esteemed scholars in the field, this book is a joint effort to provide an in-depth and systematic inquiry into the cultural processes of creativity and innovation, as well as the creative processes of cultural transformation. On the one hand, creativity emerges from dialogical interaction with cultural imperatives, norms, and artifacts; on the other hand, culture is evolved and transformed through a generative process fueled by creativity. To illuminate nuanced insights on the complex cultu ... More

Keywords: culture–creativity dynamism, creative process, creative cognition, cultural process, multiculturalism, cultural evolution, creative professions, creative teams, creative entrepreneurship, innovation

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Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190455675
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190455675.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Angela K.-y. Leung, editor
Singapore Management University

Letty Kwan, editor
Sun Yat-sen University

Shyhnan Liou, editor
Institute of Creative Industries Design, National Cheng Kung University

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Part One Culture and Creativity: Reciprocal Relationships

1 The Role of Culture in Creative Cognition

Angela K.-Y. Leung and Brandon Koh

Part Two Creativity in Sociocultural Contexts

6 Cultural Differences in Creative Professional Domains

Vlad Petre Glăveanu and Todd Lubart

Part Three Diversifying Experiences and Creativity

7 Culture, Language, and Creativity

Baoguo Shi and Jing Luo

8 Diversity in Creative Teams

Susannah B. F. Paletz, Ivica Pavisic, Ella Miron-Spektor, and Chun-Chi Lin

9 Intercultural Relationships and Creativity

Fon Wiruchnipawan and Roy Y. J. Chua

Part Four Policy and Applied Perspectives

11 Innovation in Cultural and Creative Industries

Shyhnan Liou and Chia Han Yang

12 Time To Be Innovative, Hong Kong

Marta K. Dowejko, Kevin Au, and Yingzhao Xiao

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