Theatre and Human Rights

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    Theatre and Human Rights

    Mehka - 05. jun 2009
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    ISBN/EAN:P_9780230205246
    Redna cena: 13,00 €

    With its impassioned plays, inspired activism and outspoken artists, the theatre has long provided a venue for promoting and practising human rights; but is this always to the good? Drawing on an international range of examples, this short, sharp and timely book examines the theatre's support for - and challenges to - human rights today. Act of violence or show of strength? In a world of spectacular suffering and power plays -- large and small -- what is theatre's role in protecting human dignity? With its impassioned plays, inspired activism and outspoken artists, the theatre has long provided a venue for promoting and practising human rights; but is this always to the good? Today the relationship between theatre and human rights is not only vital, but complex and contested. Drawing on an international range of examples, this short, sharp and timely book outlines the key features of the debate and offers a critical take on where it should go next. Series Editors' Preface Foreword Introduction: Against Intuition PART I: The Human Right to Theatre? Rights Talk Theatre and the Subject of Human Rights Theatre as an Object of Human Rights PART II: Thinking Theatre and Human Rights !.all too Human Paralegal Performance Theatre, Culture and Human Rights Lucky Me! The Right to Rights PART III: Theatres of Cruelty Conclusion: Unaccommodated Man Further Reading Index

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    With its impassioned plays, inspired activism and outspoken artists, the theatre has long provided a venue for promoting and practising human rights; but is this always to the good? Drawing on an international range of examples, this short, sharp and timely book examines the theatre's support for - and challenges to - human rights today. Act of violence or show of strength? In a world of spectacular suffering and power plays -- large and small -- what is theatre's role in protecting human dignity? With its impassioned plays, inspired activism and outspoken artists, the theatre has long provided a venue for promoting and practising human rights; but is this always to the good? Today the relationship between theatre and human rights is not only vital, but complex and contested. Drawing on an international range of examples, this short, sharp and timely book outlines the key features of the debate and offers a critical take on where it should go next. Series Editors' Preface Foreword Introduction: Against Intuition PART I: The Human Right to Theatre? Rights Talk Theatre and the Subject of Human Rights Theatre as an Object of Human Rights PART II: Thinking Theatre and Human Rights !.all too Human Paralegal Performance Theatre, Culture and Human Rights Lucky Me! The Right to Rights PART III: Theatres of Cruelty Conclusion: Unaccommodated Man Further Reading Index

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    • Leto izida: 2009
    • Število strani: 104
    • ISBN/EAN: 9780230205246
    • Mere izdelka vxš: 17,7 x 11,1
    • Vezava: Mehka
    • Datum Izida: 05.06.2009
    • Založba: Palgrave
    • Avtor: Paul Rae
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