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Touching and Being Touched
Language: en
Pages: 329
Authors: Gabriele Brandstetter, Gerko Egert, Sabine Zubarik
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-29 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

Touch is a fundamental element of dance. The (time) forms and contact zones of touch are means of expression both of self-reflexivity and the interaction of the dancers. Liberties and limits, creative possibilities and taboos of touch convey insights into the ‘aisthesis’ of the different forms of dance: into their
Language: en
Pages: 595
Authors: Kathryn E. Barnard, T. Berry Brazelton
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: International Universities PressInc

Revised and expanded proceedings of the Johnson and Johnson Pediatric Round Table X on the role of touch in development and well-being. The 21 papers explore philosophical and neuroanatomical perspectives, animal studies, touch as an integration and learning system for preterm infants, therapeutic touch, and the importance of touch throughout
In the Hands of Doctors: Touch and Trust in Medical Care
Language: en
Pages: 317
Authors: Paul E. Stepansky Ph.D.
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-23 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Written by a highly respected medical historian, this book examines how and why medical caring—including the role of touch and procedure in caregiving—has evolved in recent decades and how these changes have affected doctor-patient trust as well as patient health and the "health" of the current medical system. • Draws
Thinking Touch in Partnering and Contact Improvisation
Language: en
Pages: 305
Authors: Malaika Sarco-Thomas
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-14 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

What happens when artists take touch as a starting point for embodied research? This collection of essays offers unique insights into contact in dance, by considering the importance of touch in choreography, philosophy, scientific research, social dance, and education. The performing arts have benefitted from the growth of an ever-widening
Sculpture and Touch
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Peter Dent
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-05 - Publisher: Routledge

Since the Renaissance, at least, the medium of sculpture has been associated explicitly with the sense of touch. Sculptors, philosophers and art historians have all linked the two, often in strikingly different ways. In spite of this long running interest in touch and tactility, it is vision and visuality which