Pedagogy and the Politics of the Body: A Critical Praxis [NOOK Book]

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Working within the relatively new perspective on the body as a zone of critical praxis, Shapiro lays the foundation for the theory and practice of a somatically oriented critical pedagogy."

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Pedagogy and the Politics of the Body: A Critical Praxis

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Overview

Working within the relatively new perspective on the body as a zone of critical praxis, Shapiro lays the foundation for the theory and practice of a somatically oriented critical pedagogy."

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Having been a dancer for many years, Shapiro turned to the academic study of the body as it intersects questions of pedagogy, art, and social change. She lays a foundation for a theory and practice of a somatically-orientated critical pedagogy by exploring what it might mean to approach questions of identity, justice, moral responsibility, ideological conformity, and resistance through engaging our own body experiences and memories. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135580599
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/5/2005
  • Series: Critical Education Practice
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 662 KB

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
About the Cover Artist
Ch. 1 Thinking about Thinking 3
Ch. 2 The Body and Knowledge: Towards Relational Understanding 31
Ch. 3 Skinned Alive: Towards a Postmodern Pedagogy of the Body 53
Ch. 4 Re-Membering the Body in Critical Pedagogy 77
Ch. 5 The Dancer's Life: Existence and Transformation 105
Ch. 6 Reaching beyond the Familiar: Redefining Dance Education as an Emancipatory Pedagogy 125
Ch. 7 Towards a Critical Pedagogy of the Body 141
Index 169
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