Fun, Foibles and Frustrations

  • Monika Reuter
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Creativity and Culture book series (PASCC)


The current chapter reports on a longitudinal research project trying to understand what creativity means. While filled with plenty of frustrations and mistakes, it has opened up a different way of analyzing creativity – from an academic field, sociology, that has not paid much attention to the concept, and offered the kind of insights that are made possible only by combining different research methodologies.


Sociological interpretation of creativity Triangulation of multiple methodological approaches 


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  • Monika Reuter
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  1. 1.The Art Institute of Fort LauderdaleFort LauderdaleUSA

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