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Ageing, gender, embodiment and dance: Finding a balance

Schwaiger, E. (2012) Ageing, gender, embodiment and dance: Finding a balance. Palgrave Macmillan, London.

Abstract

This book explores the nexus between gender, ageing and culture in dancers practicing a variety of genres. It challenges existing cultural norms which equate ageing with bodily decline and draws on an interdisciplinary theoretical framework to explore alternatives for developing a culturally valued mature subjectivity through the practice of dance.

Item Type: Book
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright: © 2012 Elisabeth Schwaiger
Publishers Website: http://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9780230276406
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/36320
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