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Dancing Communities
By Judith A. Hamera

Dancing Communities

Performance, Difference and Connection in the Global City

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Dancing Communities by Judith A. Hamera

Book Awards

  • Winner of National Communication Association Ethnography Division Book of the Year 2008.

Book Description

Dancers create 'civic culture' as performances for public consumption, but also as vernaculars connecting individuals who may have little in common. Examining performance and the construction of culturally diverse communities the book suggests that amateur and concert dance can teach us how to live and work productively together.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230000032
ISBN-10: 0230000037
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Pages: 276
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 8-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Judith A. Hamera

Cambridge Companion to American Travel Writing by Judith A. Hamera Cambridge Companion to American Travel Writing, Paperback (January 2009)

A stimulating overview of American journeys from the eighteenth century to the present.

Dancing Communities by Judith A. Hamera Dancing Communities, Paperback (November 2006)

Dancers create 'civic culture' as performances for public consumption and vernaculars connecting individuals with little in common. Examining performance and the construction of culturally diverse communities, this book, now in paperback with a new preface, suggests that amateur and concert dance can teach us how to live and work together.

Sage Handbook of Performance Studies by Judith A. Hamera Sage Handbook of Performance Studies, Hardback (February 2006)

Brings together discussions of the major research in performance studies and identifies directions for investigation. This title demonstrates the utility of performance studies for diverse academic audiences by organizing topics into six primary realms of performance inquiry: Theory, History, Literature, Pedagogy, Ethnography, and Politics.

Opening Acts by Judith A. Hamera Opening Acts, Paperback (August 2005)

Offers ways to analyze communication and culture through performance. This book also offers readings of everyday life, space, history, and intersections of all three, using a critical performance-based approach.

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Author Biography - Judith A. Hamera

JUDITH HAMERA is Professor and Head of the Department of Performance Studies at Texas A&M University, USA. She is the editor of Open Acts: Performance in/as Communication and Cultural Studies and co-editor of The Handbook of Performance Studies. She is the recipient of the National Communication Association's Lilla Heston Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Interpretation and Performance Studies, and received her Ph.D. in Performance Studies from Northwestern University, USA.

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