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Author Cruz, Robyn

Title Dance/Movement Therapists In Action : a Working Guide to Research Options
Edition Second edition
Published Springfield : Charles C Thomas, 2012
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Contents Section 1 -- INTRODUCTION; Chapter 1 -- DIFFERENT CONCEPTUALIZATIONS OF RESEARCH: A READER'S GUIDE TO THIS TEXT; Chapter 2 -- WHAT DOES RESEARCH HAVE TO DO WITH IT?; Section 2 -- TRADITIONAL METHODS AND RESEARCH CONSIDERATIONS; Chapter 3 -- THE EXPANDING OPTIONS OF EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH DESIGN IN DANCE/MOVEMENT THERAPY; Chapter 4 -- ISSUES OF VALIDITY AND RELIABILITY IN THE USE OF MOVEMENT OBSERVATIONS AND SCALES; Chapter 5 -- THE CASE STUDY; Chapter 6 -- SINGLE-SUBJECT DESIGNS IN CLINICAL DANCE/MOVEMENT THERAPY RESEARCH; Section 3 -- INTERPRETIVE METHODS AND RESEARCH CONSIDERATIONS
Chapter 7 -- EMBODYING DIFFERENCE: ADDRESSING ISSUES OF DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE IN DANCE/MOVEMENT THERAPY RESEARCHChapter 8 -- QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS, DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS: INTERVIEWS, OBSERVATIONS, AND CONTENT ANALYSIS; Chapter 9 -- APPLYING ANTHROPOLOGICAL METHODS IN DANCE/MOVEMENT THERAPY RESEARCH; Section 4 -- CREATIVE ALTERNATIVES AND OPTIONS; Chapter 10 -- WHAT IS EVALUATION RESEARCH?; Chapter 11 -- EMBODIED ARTISTIC INQUIRY; Chapter 12 -- HOW TO MIX QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE METHODS IN A DANCE MOVEMENT THERAPY RESEARCH PROJECT; NAME INDEX; SUBJECT INDEX
Summary This updated and expanded new edition continues the theme of the first edition that presents a spectrum of research alternatives that can inform clinical practice, inspire the clinician, and guide scholarly dance/movement therapy (DMT) research. It highlights two basic research frameworks-- quantitative (objective) and qualitative (interpretative)--including their underlying philosophic and theoretical tenets. The book is divided into four sections. Section 1 provides a sequential guide to the contents of the volume and establishes a rationale for the relevance of research to the field of dance
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Subject Dance therapy -- Research -- Methodology.
Movement therapy -- Research -- Methodology.
Form Electronic book
Author Berrol, Cynthia F
ISBN 0398087075 (electronic bk.)
9780398087074 (electronic bk.)