Dancing gender : exploring embodied masculinities

@inproceedings{Owen2014DancingG,
  title={Dancing gender : exploring embodied masculinities},
  author={Craig Owen},
  year={2014}
}
Within popular culture we have recently witnessed a proliferation of male dancers. This has been spear-headed by the success of the BBC television program Strictly Come Dancing. The current cultural fascination with dance provides a stark contrast to traditional discourses in England that position dance as a female activity, with men’s participation frequently associated with homophobic stigma. We therefore have a context in which multiple and contradictory discourses on masculinity are… CONTINUE READING

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