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ISBN-13: 9780810861497
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/06/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 398
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Naomi Jackson, Ph.D. in performance studies, is associate professor in the Department of Dance at Arizona State University. She is the author of Converging Movements: Modern Dance and Jewish Culture at the 92nd Street Y (2002). Toni Shapiro-Phim, Ph.D. in cultural anthropology, is director of research and archiving at the Khmer Arts Academy in Takhmao, Cambodia. She is the co-author of Dance in Cambodia (1999).

Table of Contents

Preface Naomi Jackson ix

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction Naomi Jackson Toni Shapiro-Phim xv

Part 1 Regulatory Moves

1 Roadblock (Journal Excerpt, November 26, 2001) Maysoun Rafeedie 3

2 Practical Imperative: German Dance, Dancers, and Nazi Politics Marion Kant 5

3 Plunge Not into the Mire of Worldly Folly: Nineteenth-Century and Early Twentieth-Century Religious Objections to Social Dance in the United States Elizabeth Aldrich 20

4 Dancing Chinese Nationalism and Anticommunism: The Minzu Wudao Movement in 1950s Taiwan Ya-ping Chen 34

5 Animation Politique: The Embodiment of Nationalism in Zaire Joan Huckstep 51

6 Dance and Human Rights in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia Anthony Shay 67

7 Right to Dance: Exotic Dancing in the United States Judith Lynne Hanna 86

8 The Hidden Authoritarian Roots in Western Concert Dance Robin Lakes 109

9 Human Rights and Dance through an Artist's Eyes Yunyu Wang 131

Part 2 Choreographing Human Rights

10 Fagaala Germaine Acogny 137

11 Your Fight Is Our Fight: Protest Ballets in Sweden Cecilia Olsson 140

12 Dancing in Paradise with Liz Lerman on 9/11 Linda Frye Burnham 154

13 What Was Always There Ralph Lemon 156

14 Cambodian Dance and the Individual Artist Sophiline Cheam Shapiro 166

15 Dancing against Burning Grounds: Notes on From Sita: Lament, Fury, and a Plea for Peace Ananya Chatterjea 168

16 Human Rights Issues in the Work of Barro Rojo Arte Escenico Cesar Delgado Martinez translated and edited by Nancy Lee Ruyter 188

17 Requiem Lemi Ponifasio 200

18 Sardono: Dialogues with Humankind and Nature Sal Murgiyanto 204

19 Adib's Dance Gaby Aldor 212

Part 3Healing, Access, and the Experience of Youth

20 Japanese Butoh and My Right to Heal Judith Kajiwara 217

21 Dancing in our Blood: Dance/Movement Therapy with Street Children and Victims of Organized Violence in Haiti Amber Elizabeth Lynn Gray 222

22 Interactions between Movement and Dance, Visual Images, Etno, and Physical Environments: Psychosocial Work with War-Affected Refugee and Internally Displaced Children and Adults (Serbia 2001-2002) Allison Jane Singer 237

23 Sudanese Youth: Dance as Mobilization in the Aftermath of War David Alan Harris 253

24 Community Dance: Dance Arizona Repertory Theatre as a Vehicle for Cultural Emancipation Mary Fitzgerald 256

25 Doing Time: Dance in Prison Janice Ross 270

26 Balance and Freedom: Dancing in from the Margins of Disability Wyatt Bessing 285

Part 4 Kinetic Transgressions

27 Exposure and Concealment Nicholas Rowe 291

28 The Dance of Life: Women and Human Rights in Chile Marjorie Agosin translated by Janice Molloy 296

29 Mediating Cambodian History, the Sacred, and the Earth Toni Shapiro-Phim 304

30 No More Starving in the Attic: Senior Dance Artists Advocate a Canadian Artists' Heritage Resource Centre Carol Anderson 323

31 Dance and Disability Alito Alessi Sara Zolbrod 329

32 Monuments and Insurgencies in the Age of AIDS David Gere 333

33 If I Survive: Yehudit Arnon's Story, as Told to Judith Brin Ingber 342

Index 345

About the Editors and Contributors 353

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