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Author Gallagher, Kathleen, 1965- author.

Title Why theatre matters : urban youth, engagement, and a pedagogy of the real / Kathleen Gallagher.

Publication Info. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
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Contents Introduction -- Chapter One: The Complexity of People, Conversation, and Space as Data -- Chapter Two: The Social and Pedagogical Context for Engagement -- Chapter Three: The Multi-dimensionality of Engagement: Academic Achievement, Academic Enthusiasm, Voluntary Initiative and What the Numbers Tell Us -- Chapter Four: Social Performances: Students and Teachers Inhabit Their Roles -- Chapter Five: Life or Theatre? -- Chapter Six: Up Close and Personal: Unfinished Stories -- Appendix 1: Social Identity Categories -- Appendix 2: Tables References.
Summary Kathleen Gallagher uses the drama classroom as a window into the daily challenges of marginalized youth in Toronto, Boston, Taipei, and Lucknow.
Subject Drama in education -- Case studies.
Theater and society -- Case studies.
Arts in education -- Case studies.
Urban youth -- Education -- Case studies.
Urban youth -- Social conditions -- Case studies.
EDUCATION -- Administration -- General.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
EDUCATION -- Multicultural Education.
Arts in education. (OCoLC)fst01744885
Drama in education. (OCoLC)fst00897528
Theater and society. (OCoLC)fst01149315
Urban youth -- Education. (OCoLC)fst01162705
Urban youth -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01162714
Genre/Form Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Gallagher, Kathleen, 1965- author. Why theatre matters 9781442649576 (OCoLC)879584233
ISBN 9781442620582 (electronic bk.)
1442620587 (electronic bk.)
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