Creativity and Beyond: Cultures, Values, and Change (Hardcover)

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Creativity and Beyond offers a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary tour of cultures past and present to examine the different ways people have conceived of "creativity" and how the common understanding of creativity is changing in the current flux of global culture. Weiner analyzes the ways in which understanding creativity is tied to broader contemporary patterns, including intellectual concerns with postmodernism; trends in the arts; the changing status of women; the power of the electronic media; multiculturalism; developments in psychology, science, and technology; and the dramatic political, economic, and social transformations of our age.

About the Author


Robert Paul Weiner has served as Coordinator of Liberal Studies at St. Mary's College of California, and Chair of Liberal Arts at John F. Kennedy University. He is currently a writer, teacher, and consultant on multiculturalism and creativity.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780791444771
ISBN-10: 0791444775
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication Date: April 27th, 2000
Pages: 368
Language: English