Performance Ethnography: Critical Pedagogy and the Politics of Culture

Performance Ethnography: Critical Pedagogy and the Politics of Culture

by Norman K. Denzin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761910387

ISBN-13: 9780761910381

Pub. Date: 08/15/2003

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Incorporating his own "performative autoethnography" (stories about his life and town) into the text, Denzin (communications, U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) examines the practice of performance ethnography as a critical sociological practice in the formation of cultural politics. His "single yet complex thesis" that organizes the argument is that we (presumably

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Incorporating his own "performative autoethnography" (stories about his life and town) into the text, Denzin (communications, U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) examines the practice of performance ethnography as a critical sociological practice in the formation of cultural politics. His "single yet complex thesis" that organizes the argument is that we (presumably Americans) "inhabit a performance- based, dramaturgical culture" in which the dividing line between performance and audience blurs and culture becomes performance. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761910381
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/15/2003
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Preface
PART 1: PERFORMANCE ETHNOGRAPHY
Chapter 1: The Call to Performance
Chapter 2: The Language of Performance
Chapter 3: The Cinematic Society and the Reflexive Interview
Chapter 4: Toward a Performative Social Science
Chapter 5: Reading and Writing Performance
PART 2: PERFORMANCE TEXTS: BONE DEEP IN LANDSCAPES
Chapter 6: Two-Stepping in the '90s
Chapter 7: Mother and Mickey
Chapter 8: Performing Montana
Chapter 9: Rock Creek History
Chapter 10: Cowboys and Indians
Chapter 11: Redskins and Chiefs
Chapter 12: Searching for Yellowstone
PART 3: PEDAGOGY, POLITICS AND ETHICS
Chapter 13: Critical Performance Pedagogy
Chapter 14: Performance Ethics
Bibliography
Index
About the Author - '

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