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Contaminating Theatre

Intersections of Theatre, Therapy and Public Health

Jill MacDougall (editor)

ISBN: 9780810115354

Publication Date: Jul 1998

Format: Paperback

Also available as: Hardback  

An exploration of the use of theatre as a therapeutic and educational tool in the service of public health. Speaking from a breadth of disciplines, themes, and cultural perspectives, this collection offers a wide-ranging view on the ways theatre can be employed in the service of public health.
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This text is an exploration of the use of theatre as a therapeutic and educational tool in the service of public health. Speaking from a breadth of disciplines, themes, and cultural perspectives, the eight essays in this collection offer a wide-ranging view on the ways theatre can be employed in the service of public health. The ten contributors inlcudes theatre practitioners; therapists; and teachers, researchers, and scholars in medical anthropology and international health, psychology and drama therapy, communication and performance studies, feminist and cultural criticism.
Illustrations 6 photographs, 11 line drawings
Pages 256
Date Published 31 Jul 1998
Publisher Northwestern University Press
Series Psychosocial issues
Subject/s Social, group or collective psychology   Theatre studies   Psychiatry   Social welfare & social services   Creative therapy (eg art, music, drama)  

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