Innovation & Tradition: The Arts, Humanities and the Knowledge Economy

Innovation & Tradition: The Arts, Humanities and the Knowledge Economy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780820471402
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Publication date: 06/22/2004
Series: Eruptions: New Feminism Across the Disciplines Series , #21
Pages: 153
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.01(d)

About the Author

The Editors: Jane Kenway is Professor of Education at Monash University, Victoria, Australia. She received her Ph.D. in the sociology of education from Murdoch University, Western Australia. She is author of seven books and many contributions in edited collections and journals. Her research focuses on educational politics and socio-cultural change.
Elizabeth Bullen is Research Fellow in the School of Education at Monash University, Victoria, Australia. She received her Ph.D. in Australian literature from Flinders University, South Australia. She has published on various aspects of gender, education and popular culture and is co-author of Consuming Children: Education – Entertainment – Advertising (with Jane Kenway).
Simon Robb is Research Fellow in the School of Education at Monash University, Victoria, Australia. He received his Ph.D. in postmodernism and cultural studies from the University of Adelaide, and he is author of the fictocritical book The Hulk.

Table of Contents

Contents: Simon Robb/Elizabeth Bullen: A Provocation – Elizabeth Bullen/Jane Kenway/Simon Robb: Can the Arts and Humanities Survive the Knowledge Economy? A Beginner’s Guide to the Issues – Stuart Macintyre: The Humanities in the Knowledge Economy – Greg Hainge: The Death of Education, a Sad Tale (DEST): Of Anti-Pragmatic Pragmatics and the Loss of the Absolute in Australian Tertiary Education – Linda Marie Walker: The Impossible Being Becomes (Possibly) – Stephen Loo: Choose Technology, Choose Economics: The Ethico-Aesthetic Obligation of the Arts and Humanities – Chika Anyanwu: Innovation and Creativity in the Humanities: Accepting the Challenges – Susan Luckman: More Than the Sum of Its Parts: The Humanities and Communicating the «Hidden Work» of Research – Sarah Redshaw: The Uses of Knowledge: Collaboration, Commercialization, and the Driving Cultures Project – Emily Potter: Ecological Becoming and the Marketplace of Knowledge – Stuart Cunningham: The Humanities, Creative Arts, and International Innovation Agendas – Paul Jeffcutt: Connectivity and Creativity in Knowledge Economies: Exploring Key Debates – Jane Kenway/Elizabeth Bullen/Simon Robb: Global Knowledge Politics and «Exploitable Knowledge».

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