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ERIC Number: EJ1098756
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jun
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0161-7761
The Signature of the Moving Body: Agency and Embodied Education Ideologies of Dance Teachers
Ophir, Hodel
Anthropology & Education Quarterly, v47 n2 p186-202 Jun 2016
Through an ethnographic study of dance teachers in Israel, this article calls attention to the teaching body as an active social agent and introduces the concept of body signature. It examines the bodily comportment of three dance teachers, arguing for embodied education ideologies, and the ability of teachers to maneuver within these concepts and reshape them. The article provides a valuable lens through which to explore the dynamics of educating bodies and their sociocultural contexts.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Israel
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