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Dance and Gender: An Evidence-Based Approach

Wendy Oliver and Doug Risner


Driven by exacting methods and hard data, this volume reveals gender dynamics within the dance world in the twenty-first century. It provides concrete evidence about how gender impacts the daily lives of dancers, choreographers, directors, educators, and students through surveys, interviews, analyses of data from institutional sources, and action research studies. Dancers, dance artists, and dance scholars from the United States, Australia, and Canada discuss equity in three areas: concert dance, the studio, and higher education. The chapters provide evidence of bias, stereotyping, and other b ... More

Keywords: Dance, Gender, Gender equity, Choreographers, Competition, Representation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780813062662
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813062662.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Wendy Oliver, editor
Providence College

Doug Risner, editor
Wayne State University

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