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ImaginationLancaster: Open-Ended, Anti-Disciplinary, Diverse

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ImaginationLancaster : Open-Ended, Anti-Disciplinary, Diverse. / Cooper, Rachel; Dunn, Nick; Coulton, Paul; Walker, Stuart; Rodgers, Paul; Cruikshank, Leon; Tsekleves, Emmanuel; Hands, David; Whitham, Roger; Boyko, Christopher T.; Richards, Daniel; Aryana, Bijan; Pollastri, Serena; Escalante, Maria Alejandra Lujan; Knowles, Bran; Lopez-Galviz, Carlos; Cureton, Paul; Coulton, Claire.

In: She Ji: The Journal of Design, Economics, and Innovation, Vol. 4, No. 4, 12.2018, p. 307-341.

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Cooper R, Dunn N, Coulton P, Walker S, Rodgers P, Cruikshank L et al. ImaginationLancaster: Open-Ended, Anti-Disciplinary, Diverse. She Ji: The Journal of Design, Economics, and Innovation. 2018 Dec;4(4):307-341. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sheji.2018.11.001

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