ERIC Number: EJ674463
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Theatre for Change: An Analysis of Two Performances by Women in Mundemba Sub-Division.
Research in Drama Education, v6 n1 p23-38 Mar 2001
Contends that theatre has the power to induce oppressors to change their attitudes permanently towards the groups they oppress. Describes theatrical performances by women in Mundemba Sub-Division, Cameroon, which created lasting changes in men's attitudes. Concludes that theatre calls for sociocultural and economic changes and it has the power to make such changes if it is used prudently. (PM)
Descriptors: Audience Awareness, Drama, Educational Objectives, Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Higher Education, Political Attitudes, Sex Role, Social Action
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Cameroon