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Dance and gender : an evidence-based approach

Author: Wendy Oliver; Douglas S Risner
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
The essays in this book consider how gender dynamics manifest in the dance community.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dance and gender.
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2017]
(DLC) 2016035952
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Oliver; Douglas S Risner
ISBN: 9780813052632 0813052637 9780813051956 0813051959
OCLC Number: 969962689
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 212 pages)
Contents: An introduction to dance and gender / Wendy Oliver and Doug Risner --
Dance in America: gender and success / Jan Van Dyke --
Behind the curtain: exploring gender equity in dance among choreographers and artistic directors / Eliza Larson --
Engendered: an exploratory study of regendering contemporary ballet / Gareth Belling --
Sassy girls and hard-hitting boys: dance competition culture and gender / Karen Schupp --
Boys only! gender-based pedagogical practices in a commercial dance studio / Carolyn Hebert --
Friendship formation among professional male dancers / Katherine Polasek and Emily Roper --
"Boys are morons" ... "girls are gross": let's dance! / Karen Bond --
Leadership and gender in postsecondary dance: an exploratory survey of dance administrators in the United States / Doug Risner and Pamela S. Musil.
Responsibility: edited by Wendy Oliver and Doug Risner.


Driven by facts and hard data, this volume reveals how gender dynamics affect the lives of dancers, choreographers, directors, students, educators, and others who are involved in the world of dance.  Read more...


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