By Sandra Noll Hammond
By Sandra Noll Hammond
By Alf H. Walle
An anthropologist, folklorist, and literary critic along with being a advertising professor, Alf H. Walle takes a refreshingly interdisciplinary examine the effect of contemporary social notion upon advertising and marketing and social examine. Tracing key principles again to their highbrow roots, Walle exhibits how the evolution of social concept, and the controversies it has engendered, can and may remodel the best way dealers process shoppers. He offers a theoretic underpinning for qualitative shopper examine and provides a lucid theoretical and methodological review for qualitative tools in advertising, examine that parallels what others, resembling Shelby Hunt, have supplied for clinical equipment in advertising. His booklet is a provocative, considerate, and probing learn of qualitative social concept and its vital contributions to advertising and buyer study. it really is of worth to either practitioners and lecturers. Arguing that the social structural tools were principally missed, Walle rehabilitates this common technique and compares it to poststructural alternatives.
Walle indicates that to appreciate the evolution of contemporary social idea, one needs to come to grips with the paintings of 3 towering pioneers: Immanuel Kant, Friedrich Hegel, and Karl Marx, and that researchers needs to comprehend and savor the contributions and effect of pioneers with a view to stay away from the myopic imaginative and prescient of our personal time. Praising Hegel's metaphor of cultures as dwelling organisms and his forging of the concept that we now name nationwide personality, Walle issues to Hegel because the pioneering social structuralist and because the guy who, as a damaging instance, encouraged the poststructuralists to motion. Walle ends with a good reasoned research of poststructural notion in marketing-consumer examine, and means that clash theory--an replacement to poststructural tools that developed from social structural roots--is usually extra applicable than poststructural research in advertising and buyer examine. concerning either clash thought and poststructural research to the particular wishes of promoting customer researchers, Exotic Visions in advertising concept and Practice offers targeted, useful insights if you educate marketplace examine in addition to practitioners who pursue it for a living.
By Katherine Profeta
Profeta explores 5 arenas for the dramaturg’s attention—text and language, examine, viewers, circulate, and interculturalism. Drawing on her prolonged collaboration with choreographer and visible artist Ralph Lemon, she grounds her considering in real rehearsal-room examples and situates perform inside of theoretical discourse approximately modern dramaturgy. relocating among concept and perform, be aware and circulate, query and resolution till those differences blur, she develops the foundational suggestion of dramaturgical exertions as a top quality of motion.
Dramaturgy in Motion might be important to practitioners and students attracted to the tactics of making modern dance and stream performance—particularly artists brooding about what it'd be prefer to collaborate with a dramaturg and dramaturgs brooding about what it'd be prefer to collaborate on flow functionality. The publication also will attract these intrigued via the paintings of Lemon and his collaborators, to which Profeta turns many times to spread the thorny questions and wealthy merits of dramaturgical labor.
By Kerry Griffiths
This booklet explores the phenomenon of pole dancing as an more and more renowned health and relaxation task for ladies. It strikes past past debates surrounding the empowering or degrading nature of pole dancing periods, and as an alternative explores the complexities of those techniques and highlights that girls partaking during this perform can't be visible as one dimensional.
Femininity, Feminism and leisure Pole Dancing
explores the development, negotiation and presentation of a gendered and classed identification and self via participation in pole dancing, the that means of pole dancing as a health perform for ladies, and the suggestions of neighborhood and friendship as constructed via sessions. utilizing empirical study, the ebook uncovers the tales and stories of the ladies who perform those periods, and examines what the mainstreaming of this kind of sexualised dance capability for the ladies who perform it. Pole dancing is proven to be a convention during which woman identities are negotiated, played and enacted and this publication positions pole dancing as an task which either reinforces but additionally offers a few problem to rules of feminism and femininity for the ladies that take part. Women's participation in pole dancing is defined in a discourse of selection and keep watch over, but this ebook argues that the choice to take part is a bit built via the ads of those sessions as permitting ladies to create a selected fascinating self, that is perpetuated all through our tradition because the ‘ideal’. Exploring the ways that girls try and deal with impressions and current themselves as ‘respectable’, the ebook examines how ladies desire to dis-identify with either girls who paintings as strippers and ladies who're feminist, seeing either identities as contradictory to the female photo that they pursue. The e-book explores the skill of those periods to provide girls a few emotions of organization yet demanding situations the concept that engaging in pole dancing can provide collective empowerment. The booklet finally argues that women’s participation might be considered either when it comes to their lively engagement and pleasure of those sessions and when it comes to the constructions and pressures which proceed to form their lives.
This well timed book explores the complexity of the pole dancing phenomenon and highlights a variety of questions surrounding this task as a rest shape. it will likely be a precious contribution to these drawn to women’s and gender reviews, cultural stories, feminism, sociology and relaxation studies.
By Finis Jhung
By N. Engel,I. Van Hoyweghen,A. Krumeich,Ine Van Hoyweghen
By Roy Evans
By Agnès Letestu,Gérard Mannoni
La danseuse étoile Agnès Letestu a marqué les plus grands rôles par l. a. profondeur et l’originalité de ses interprétations, à l’Opéra de Paris et sur les scènes les plus prestigieuses, du Bolchoï à los angeles Scala, de Tokyo à Cuba... Elle a mis son extraordinaire virtuosité au provider des personnages qu’elle a incarnés, des plus directement passionnels et figuratifs, comme los angeles Dame aux camélias ou Giselle, aux abstractions des créations contemporaines.
Danseuse, créatrice de costumes, professeur, Agnès Letestu livre dans cet ouvrage écrit avec Gérard Mannoni un vaste propos sur l. a. danse : les années d’apprentissage mais aussi l’enseignement, le rapport du psychological et du body, les grands rôles, le corps comme ami et comme ennemi, les family members avec les chorégraphes... Rarement une très grande danseuse s’était livrée ainsi, avec tant de franchise, de finesse et d’intelligence.
Gérard Mannoni est critique musical et chorégraphique depuis plus de quarante ans, pour los angeles presse écrite et pour l. a. radio. Il est l’auteur d’un yes nombre d’ouvrages de référence sur l. a. danse et les danseurs, dont, chez Buchet/Chastel, Les Grandes Étoiles du XXe siècle (2014) et Les Grands Chorégraphes du XXe siècle (2015).
By Katherine C. Zubko
By Patty Alfonso
At a tender age, Patty realized what used to be the “right” option to behave in her kin. She created a tiny little field the place she filled her goals, her wants and her internal hearth. Over 20 years of hiding led her to abusive relationships, medicinal drugs and consuming. finally Patty knew she could die if she stored deciding upon this path.
From hiding to self-discovery, Your physique because the construction of Consciousness, is an intimate examine one woman’s trip from selecting small to exploding out of the field and right into a existence past her wildest dreams.
Patty has superbly intertwined a trip of every thing she’s realized through the years to motivate us to be the very good, empowered, beings we really got here right here to be.