Right To Dance: Dancing For Rights by Naomi M. JacksonRight To Dance: Dancing For Rights by Naomi M. Jackson

Right To Dance: Dancing For Rights

EditorNaomi M. Jackson

Paperback | January 10, 2004

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In terms of human rights organizations, there appears to be intimate connections between dance and human rights issues. Such connections appear most frequently in the context of dance being used as a tool for inciting people to violence, as a means of humiliation and as a means of uniting communities in times of hardship. Dance is often employed as a nationalistic propaganda tool, as a means of healing individuals and groups after traumatic events and as a powerful form of theatrical expression and education by artists/choreographers who have undergone or witnessed gross violations of human rights.
Dr. Naomi Jackson is a dance scholar and writer who has published and presented papers in Europe, Canada and the United States. She received her bachelor's degree in philosophy and art history from McGill University, her master's degree in dance studies from the University of Surrey in England and her doctoral degree in performance stu...
Title:Right To Dance: Dancing For RightsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.75 inPublished:January 10, 2004Publisher:Banff Centre PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1894773101

ISBN - 13:9781894773102

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