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Choreography, controversy and child sex abuse: Theoretical reflections on a cultural criminological analysis of dance in a pop music video (2017)
Journal Article
Dearey, M. (2018). Choreography, controversy and child sex abuse: Theoretical reflections on a cultural criminological analysis of dance in a pop music video. Theoretical Criminology, 22(2), 189-205. https://doi.org/10.1177/1362480617699159

This article was inspired by the controversy over claims of ‘pedophilia!!!!’ undertones and the ‘triggering’ of memories of childhood sexual abuse in some viewers by the dance performance featured in the music video for Sia’s ‘Elastic Heart’ (2015).... Read More about Choreography, controversy and child sex abuse: Theoretical reflections on a cultural criminological analysis of dance in a pop music video.