Dancing Cultures: Globalization, Tourism and Identity in the by Hélène Neveu Kringelbach,Jonathan Skinner

By Hélène Neveu Kringelbach,Jonathan Skinner

Dance is greater than a cultured of lifestyles – dance embodies existence. this can be obtrusive from the social historical past of jive, the selling of trans-national ballet, ritual therapeutic dances in Italy or folks dances played for travelers in Mexico, Panama and Canada. Dance usually captures these crucial dimensions of social lifestyles that can not be simply positioned into phrases. What are the flows and pursuits of dance carried via migrants and travelers? How is dance used to form nationalist ideology? What are the connections among dance and ethnicity, gender, wellbeing and fitness, globalization and nationalism, capitalism and post-colonialism? via leading edge and wide-ranging case stories, the participants discover the principal position dance performs in tradition as relaxation commodity, cultural history, cultural aesthetic or cathartic social movement.

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