Dance Ethnography and Global Perspectives

Identity, Embodiment and Culture

Editors: Dankworth, L., David, A. (Eds.)

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Dance Ethnography and Global Perspectives presents the work of dance scholars whose professional fieldwork spans several continents and includes studies of the dance and movement systems of varied global communities.

About the authors

Patrick Alcedo, York University, Canada Chi-fang Chao, Taipei National University of the Arts, Taiwan Linda E. Dankworth, Independent Researcher Ann R. David, University of Roehampton, UK Iva Niem?i?, Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research in Zagreb, Croatia Elina Seye, Tampere, Finland Allison J. Singer, Independent Researcher Kendra Stepputat, Kunst University, Austria Yolanda van Ede, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

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"This edited volume focuses on dance ethnographic research of scholars from diverse backgrounds including religious studies, social and cultural anthropology, history, psychosocial work, and tourism. It presents context rich ethnographic studies from around the world and examines current theoretical and methodological issues generated from them. This timely volume is a valuable contribution to ethnographic studies in dance." - Catherine Foley, University of Limerick, Ireland


Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Introduction: Global Perspectives in Ethnographic Fieldwork, Theory, and the Representation of Traditional Dance

    Dankworth, Linda E. (et al.)

    Pages 1-10

  • Embodied Traditions: Gujarati (Dance) Practices of

    David, Ann R.

    Pages 13-36

  • How Black Is Black?: The Indigenous

    Alcedo, Patrick

    Pages 37-57

  • Performative Participation: Embodiment of Identities and Relationships in

    Seye, Elina

    Pages 58-74

  • Uncovering the Invisible Female Dancers of

    Niemčić, Iva

    Pages 77-94

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Dance Ethnography and Global Perspectives
Book Subtitle
Identity, Embodiment and Culture
Editors
  • L. Dankworth
  • A. David
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-00944-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137009449
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-00943-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 196
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