Tango: the intimate dance of conflict transformation

Head, N. (2013) Tango: the intimate dance of conflict transformation. Open Democracy,

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The tango. Two dancers stand apart at first, looking at each other. The connection begins before the leader invites the follower to enter into the embrace. There is delicious enjoyment in the moment when both dancers find comfort and stability as the music begins to beat a rhythm in their blood and in their feet. The dancers are drawn together into the intimate space they will share for the next three minutes, repeated for as long as they wish, and knowing that no two dances with the same partner will ever be the same.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Head, Dr Naomi
Authors: Head, N.
Subjects:J Political Science > JZ International relations
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences > Politics
Journal Name:Open Democracy
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2013 The Author
First Published:First published in Open Democracy
Publisher Policy:Reproduced under a Creative Commons License

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