Looking for fun in cultural science
McKee, Alan (2008) Looking for fun in cultural science. Cultural Science, 1(2).
There has been a tension in Cultural Studies between those authors who see fun as important; and those who see it as a distraction. This tension has been played out around the concepts of amusement, distraction, pleasure, celebration, playfulness and desire. I think that fun is important. As we move from Cultural Studies to Cultural Science, I want to retain a focus on fun.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||From website 'This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge."|
|Keywords:||Adorno, distraction, amusement, fun|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > CULTURAL STUDIES (200200) > Cultural Theory (200204)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Disciplines > Film & Television
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 QUT|
|Deposited On:||17 Mar 2009 09:42|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:51|
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