Contesting Performance

Global Sites of Research

  • Jon McKenzie
  • Heike Roms
  • C. J. W.-L. Wee

Part of the Performance Interventions book series (PIPI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction: Contesting Performance in an Age of Globalization

    1. Jon McKenzie, Heike Roms, C. J. W.-L. Wee
      Pages 1-22
  3. Institutionalizing Performance Studies

  4. Contesting the Academic Discipline through Performance

  5. The Power of Performance Practice

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 255-261

About this book


Contesting Performance is a collection of essays by international scholars that addresses the global development of performance research in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The collection functions as a critical reader on diverse approaches to studying performance that contest dominant paradigms of performance studies.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Jon McKenzie
    • 1
  • Heike Roms
    • 2
  • C. J. W.-L. Wee
    • 3
  1. 1.University of Wisconsin-MadisonUSA
  2. 2.Aberystwyth UniversityUK
  3. 3.National Institute of EducationNanyang Technological UniversitySingapore

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