By Hélène Neveu Kringelbach, Jonathan Skinner

Dance is greater than a classy of lifestyles – dance embodies existence. this is often obvious from the social background of jive, the promoting of trans-national ballet, ritual therapeutic dances in Italy or people dances played for travelers in Mexico, Panama and Canada. Dance usually captures these crucial dimensions of social existence that can not be simply placed into phrases. What are the flows and routine of dance carried by way of migrants and travelers? How is dance used to form nationalist ideology? What are the connections among dance and ethnicity, gender, health and wellbeing, globalization and nationalism, capitalism and post-colonialism? via cutting edge and wide-ranging case reviews, the individuals discover the critical position dance performs in tradition as rest commodity, cultural background, cultural aesthetic or cathartic social movement.

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