1. Introduction; Phillip McIntyre, Janet Fulton and Elizabeth Paton PART I: THEORY 2. General Systems Theory and Creativity; Phillip McIntyre 3. Systems Model of Creativity; Janet Fulton and Elizabeth Paton PART II: RESEARCH USING SYSTEM APPROACHES 4. Scalability of the Creative System in the Recording Studio; Paul Thompson 5. The Creative Development of Sampling Composers; Justin Morey 6. Songwriting as a Creative System in Action; Phillip McIntyre 7. Print Journalism and the System of Creativity; Janet Fulton 8. The Practice of Freelance Print Journalism; Sarah Coffee 9. The Dynamic System of Fiction Writing; Elizabeth Paton 10. Reconceptualizing Creative Documentary Practices; Susan Kerrigan 11. Film and Media Production as a Screen Idea System; Eva Novrup Redvall 12. Distributed Creativity and Theatre; Stacy DeZutter 13. Comedy, Creativity, Agency: The Hybrid Individual; Michael Meany 14. Systems of Creative Practice in Arts and Design; Phillip McIntyre and Sarah Coffee 15. Conclusion: Future Directions; Phillip McIntyre, Janet Fulton and Elizabeth Paton
Phillip McIntyre is an Associate Professor at the University of Newcastle, Australia. He is a former musician, music journalist, record producer and video-maker. His book Creativity and Cultural Production: Issues for Media Practice is also published by Palgrave MacMillan. He convenes the Communication and Media Research (CAMR) group and is researching the creative industries though an Australian Research Council Linkage Grant. Dr Janet Fulton is a lecturer in Media and Communication at the University of Newcastle, Australia. Her research interests include creativity and cultural production, journalism, journalism education, social media, and cultural production in the digital age. Dr Elizabeth Paton is Senior Education and Outreach Officer for the Australia Research Council Centre of Excellence for Integrative Brain Function (Monash University node). Previously, she taught communication and creative industries subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Her research interests include creativity, creative industries, fiction writing and education.