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From allure to ethics : design as a ‘creative industry'

O'Connor, Justin (2012) From allure to ethics : design as a ‘creative industry'. In Felton, Emma, Zelenko, Oksana, & Vaughan, Suzi (Eds.) Design and Ethics : Reflections on Practice. Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), London & New York, pp. 33-42. (In Press)

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    Abstract

    In this chapter I look at the question of design and ethics in a situation where design as a set of related economic practices has been re-positioned as a key identifier for a new kind of ideas-driven industry - the creative industries. Previously marginal to cultural policy in the form of applied arts, in the creative industries agenda design became a privileged meeting place, or indeed broker, for art and industry, economy and commerce. I explore the new kinds of ethical challenges this brings.

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    ID Code: 43845
    Item Type: Book Chapter
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    Keywords: design, creative industries, ethics, art
    ISBN: 978-0-415-68812-3
    Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > CULTURAL STUDIES (200200)
    Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Technology, Information and Learning Support
    Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
    Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group)
    Deposited On: 09 Aug 2011 08:07
    Last Modified: 07 Aug 2012 18:06

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