Movement and dance in young children's lives : crossing the divide / Adrienne N. Sansom
- Sansom, Adrienne N.
- New York : P. Lang, 
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- Physical Description:
- viii, 180 pages ; 23 cm.
- Counterpoints: studies in the postmodern theory of education, v. 407
- Machine generated contents note: ch. One Introduction -- ch. Two The Development of Dance Education in New Zealand -- History of Dance Education in New Zealand -- Prior Locations -- Curriculum Reform in Aotearoa New Zealand -- The Early Childhood Curriculum -- ch. Three What Is Dance and Why Dance? -- Movement in the Early Years -- Dance: What Is It? -- Defining Dance -- Mutliple Intelligences: A Cautionary Note -- Why Dance? -- The Forces of `Fun' and `Fear' -- ch. Four The Body in Education -- Dance and the Kinesthetic -- A Critical Approach to Dance -- Displacing Positions and Entering the Unknown -- Stirring Consciousness and Action -- Bodily Matters -- The Contested Body: A Prime Source of Opposition -- ch. Five Movement and Dance in the Early Years -- From Movement to Dance -- The Body in Early Childhood -- The Dilemma of the Body in Dance -- Movement, Play, and Dance: Crossing the Divide -- Dance Pedagogy in the Early Years -- Fun and Playfulness: Being on the Edge -- Looking at Ourselves and How We Teach -- Multiple and Emergent Approaches -- Relinquishing the Self and Going with the Flow -- ch. Six Dance and Culture -- Cultural Matters, Practices, and Meanings -- Te Whariki as an Empowering Curriculum for Dance -- Intercultural Connections: Crossing Borders -- Dance and Difference: Cultural Borderlands -- Cultural Interfacing: A Pedagogical Approach -- Culturally Responsive Pedagogy in the Early Years -- ch. Seven Dance as a Moving Experience -- Concretizing Dance Through Currere -- Currere as a Moving Curriculum -- Dance as Currere and Critical Praxis -- ch. Eight A Vision for Dance -- The Body, Dance, and Life -- Reconceptualizing Dance: A Reawakening -- The Body, Culture, and Criticality -- Dance in the Curriculum: A New Vista -- Toward a Postmodern Paradigm -- A Vision for Dance and Justice -- The Dancing Child.
- 9781433112645 (pbk. : alk. paper), 1433112647 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9781433112652 (hardcover : alk. paper), and 1433112655 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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