Dancing on the Canon

Embodiments of Value in Popular Dance

  • Sherril Dodds

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction: Let’s Dance!

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  3. Understanding Value

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  4. Dancing Values

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 206-235

About this book


Employing a cultural theory approach, this book explores the relationship between popular dance and value. It traces the shifting value systems that underpin popular dance scholarship and considers how different dancing communities articulate complex expressions of judgment, significance and worth through their embodied practice.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Sherril Dodds
    • 1
  1. 1.University of SurreyUK

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