Volume 17 Review 1 November 17, 2016

Moral Considerations in Embodied Curriculum: A Review Essay

Karen N. Barbour
The University of Waikato, New Zealand

Book Reviewed: Stinson, S. W. (2016). Embodied Curriculum Theory and Research in Arts Education: A Dance Scholar’s Search for Meaning. Dordrecht: Springer.
Citation: Barbour, K. N. (2016). Moral considerations in embodied curriculum: A review essay. International Journal of Education & the Arts, 17(Review 1). Retrieved from http://www.ijea.org/v17r1/.


This book is a treasure – a collection of significant and insightful works by an outstanding scholar in our international community of practitioner-researchers in dance and arts education. Recognized with both the American National Dance Education Organization’s (NDEO) Lifetime Achievement Award and the Congress On Research in Dance’s (CORD) Award for Outstanding Scholarly Contribution to Dance Research, Sue Stinson is known to many of us through her articles, her work in these organizations and Dance and the Child International (DaCi), and as a leader in the University of North Carolina Greensboro Department of Dance. I recommend this book as essential reading for critical dance researchers engaged in ‘western’ higher education and as an appropriate textbook for graduate students in dance pedagogy and curriculum.

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