Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division (September 25, 2014)
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What makes youngsters care approximately themselves, others, their groups, and their futures? In Why Theatre concerns, Kathleen Gallagher makes use of the drama lecture room as a window into the day-by-day demanding situations of marginalized adolescence in Toronto, Boston, Taipei, and Lucknow. An ethnographic research which combines quantitative and qualitative method in a global multi-site venture, Why Theatre issues ties jointly the problems of city and humanities schooling in the course of the lens of pupil engagement. Gallagher’s examine offers a framework for realizing scholar involvement in class within the context of scholars’ households and groups, in addition to altering social, political, and fiscal realities round the world.Taking the reader into the study room during the voices of the scholars themselves, Gallagher illustrates how artistic expression via theatre can act as a practice session area for actual, fabric struggles and for democratic participation. Why Theatre issues is an invigorating problem to the myths that encompass city adolescence and a magnificent learn of theatre’s transformative power.