This text introduces students to research methods in dance. The editors introduce dance as evolutional, raising issues of definition and naming, defining dance in view of its intrinsic participatory values, and its purposes from art to ritual.'
"Finally, a comprehensive and easy to read text that explains clearly the myriad approaches to dance research, and demystifies the process of scholarly writing about dance. Professional resaerchers as well as students will benefit greatly from this book no matter what aspect of dance they are writing about. "Researching Dance" should be required reading for every college and university dance student." --Larry Lavender