Dance Ethnography and Global Perspectives

Identity, Embodiment and Culture

  • Linda E. Dankworth
  • Ann R. David

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction: Global Perspectives in Ethnographic Fieldwork, Theory, and the Representation of Traditional Dance

  3. Issues of Tradition, Modernity and Authenticity

  4. Issues of Cultural Identity Through the Influences of Social Dance Events and Tourism

  5. Dance in Psychosocial Work, Gender and Textual Representation

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 191-196

About this book


Dance Ethnography and Global Perspectives presents the work of dance scholars whose professional fieldwork spans several continents and includes studies of the dance and movement systems of varied global communities.


dance global ethnography culture festival gender identity Tradition

Editors and affiliations

  • Linda E. Dankworth
  • Ann R. David
    • 1
  1. 1.University of RoehamptonUK

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