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Dance and the quality of life

Author: Karen E Bond; Sally Gardner
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2019]
Series: Social indicators research series, v. 73.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first volume devoted to the topic of dance and quality of life. Thirty-one chapters illuminate dance in relation to singular and overlapping themes of nature, philosophy, spirituality, religion, life span, learning, love, family, teaching, creativity, ability, socio-cultural identity, politics and change, sex and gender, wellbeing, and more. With contributions from a multi-generational group of artists,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1039606104
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen E Bond; Sally Gardner
ISBN: 9783319956992 331995699X
OCLC Number: 1089856132
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 570 pages).
Contents: FOREWORD; TBA.- PREFACE; Karen E. Bond.- INTRODUCTION; Karen E. Bond.- NATURE.- 'I'm not an eagle, I'm a chicken!' Constructions of Animal-Selfing in Childhood Dance; Karen E. Bond.- How Seudati Put Me in Touch with Birds; Sally M. Gardner.- Canyon Consciousness; Sondra Fraleigh.- Dance and Meaning in the Anthropocene; Robert Bingham.- Give Life a Dance: A Bio-Cultural Manifesto; Ellen Dissanayake.- RELIGION, PHILOSOPHY.- Dancing Aliveness; Maxine Sheets-Johnstone.- Earth Bound: Revisiting Evolutionary Theories on Dance and Religion; Kimerer L. LaMothe.- Dance, Christianity and Quality of Life; Jessica Van Oort.- Decision Making/Choice/Power/Responsibility: A Choreographic Perspective; Simon K. Ellis.- Drawing and Dancing: Exbodying the Unknowable; Molly Shanahan.- Beauty in Disability: An Aesthetics for Dance and Quality of Life; Aili Bresnahan.- DANCING THE LIFE SPAN.- Dance and Quality in Young Children's Lives: A Perspective from Aotearoa; Adrienne Sansom.- 'Daddy, root me in!' Aesthetic Community Building in a Male, Inter-generational, Child-Centered, Dance Education Project; Byron Richard.- Fathers and sons: Dancing Encouters-Stories of Love and Longing; Isto Turpeinen.- Teenage Dancers' Perceptions of Identity in Three Community Engagement Settings; Miriam Giguere.- Stories from a Dancing Life; Teresa Benzwie.- 60+ Shades of Grey: Acculturation, Ambiguity and Dancing Elders in Northern Australia; Nicholas Rowe, David McMicken and Tim Newth.- LEARNING, TEACHING.- Dance, Embodied Learning and Quality of Life in Nordic Schools; Eeva Anttila and Charlotte Svendler Nielsen.- Making Meaning Through Somatic Dance Education: An Interactive Cognitive Subsystems (ICS) Perspective; Janet Rebecca Weber.- Teaching Dance in Higher Education: Valuing the Highs and the Lows; Alba Pedreira Vieira.- Dance Teacher Education: Turning to Creativity.- ABILITY, HEALTH, WELL-BEING.- Dance and Quality of Life in Indigenous Cultures in Australasia; Kim Dunphy and Vicki Ware.- Dance in Community Health Nursing for Women with Post-Partum Depression; Uzo Nwankpa.- Assessing Quality of Life in Community Dancers with Parkinson's.- Life-Changing Meetings in Disability-Inclusive Dance; Tone Pernille Østern, Philip Channells and Tone Pernille and Elen Østern.- Dance Economies of Difference; TBA.- IDENTITY, rESTORATION, TRANSFORMATION.- Brothers of the 'Bah Yah': Perceptions of Maleness in the Umfundalai Tradition of African Dance; C. Kemal Nance.- West African Dance: Restoring the Transmission of Cultural Knowledge in the United States; Ojeya Cruz Banks and Adama Jewel.- Dance and Human Dignity in Post-Apartheid South Africa; Marelize Marx.- Smart Phones: A Ghanaian Village and Traditional Dance; Kariamu Welsh.- Finding your Feet: Hip Hop Dance Participation amongst Migrant and Refugee Youth Arriving to Live in Australia; Jacinda Richards and Sally Gardner.- Dancing it Out: Building Positive Peace.
Series Title: Social indicators research series, v. 73.
Responsibility: Karen Bond, editor ; Sally Gardner, consulting editor.

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