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The Taxi-Dance Hall

Paul G. Cressey

The Taxi-Dance Hall

by Paul G. Cressey

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Published by Ams Pr Inc .
Written in English


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Number of Pages300
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ISBN 100404018394
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  The Taxi-dance Hall by Paul Goalby Cressey, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(18). In the s and early s, Filipino men patronized the popular American social institution of the taxi dancehalls, comprising nearly one quarter of the taxi dancehall patrons in major cities.

Paul G. Cressey's book, entitled The Taxi-Dance Hall: A Sociological Study in Commercialized Recreation and City Life, gives a history of taxi dance halls, with interviews with taxi dancers and patrons. First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

A night in the taxi-dance hall --The taxi-dance hall as a type --The taxi-dance hall as a social world --The family and social backgrounds of the taxi-dancer --The life-cycle of the taxi-dancer --The patron: who he is, why he comes --The Filipino and the taxi-dance hall --The origins of the taxi-dance hall --The taxi-dance hall meets the. Taxi Dance Hall: A Sociological Study in Commercialized Recreation and City Life (Patterson Smith series in criminology, law enforcement, and social problems. Publication no. 76) (Reprint Edition) by Paul G. Cressey Hardcover, Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / Book Edition: Reprint Edition.


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The Taxi-Dance Hall by Paul G. Cressey Download PDF EPUB FB2

First published inThe Taxi-Dance Hall is Paul Goalby Cresseys fascinating study of Chicagos urban nightlifeas seen through the eyes of the patrons, owners, and dancers-for-hire who frequented the citys notoriously seedy taxi-dance halls.4/5. First published inThe Taxi-Dance Hall is Paul Goalby Cressey’s fascinating study of Chicago’s urban nightlife—as seen through the eyes of the patrons, owners, and dancers-for-hire who frequented the city’s notoriously seedy “taxi-dance” by:   First published inThe Taxi-Dance Hall is Paul Goalby Cressey’s fascinating study of Chicago’s urban nightlife—as seen through the eyes of the patrons, owners, and dancers-for-hire who frequented the city’s notoriously seedy “taxi-dance” : University of Chicago Press.

First published inThe Taxi-Dance Hall is Paul Goalby Cressey’s fascinating study of Chicago’s urban nightlife—as seen through the eyes of the patrons, owners, and dancers-for-hire who frequented the city’s notoriously seedy “taxi-dance” halls.

First published inThe Taxi-Dance Hall is Paul Goalby Cressey’s fascinating study of Chicago’s urban nightlife—as seen through the eyes of /5(4). First published inThe Taxi-Dance Hall is Paul Goalby Cressey’s fascinating study of Chicago’s urban nightlife—as seen through the eyes of.

The taxi-dance hall [electronic resource]: a sociological study in commercialized recreation and city life by Cressey, Paul Goalby; ebrary, IncPages: This chapter traces the popular mobilizations of taxi dance halls as an American urban phenomenon, and thinks through the Filipino performing body within such a social formation.

The taxi dance halls were at peak popularity in the United States during the s and s, when male patrons of various kinds eagerly came to pay to dance with (mostly white) women. In there were over taxi-dance halls in New York City alone. âTen Cents a Danceâ was a hit song and saw the Joan Crawford film The Taxi Dancer.

saw the release of a great marathon dance themes crime novel They Shoot Horses, Donât They, by Horace McCoy. Taxi-Dance Hall:Esc V2 (The Making of Sociology) 1st Edition by Kenneth Thompson (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book Format: Hardcover. Sociological exploration of the taxi-dance hall in Chicago.

The author's conclusion was that the hall, where young girls danced with gentlemen for payment (for the proverbial "dime-a-dance") was a school for sexual exploitation, but which might fulfill a positive place in society for lonely men if the halls were carefully monitored.

InThe Taxi-Dance Hall: A Sociological Study in Commercialized Recreation and City Life by researcher Paul G. Cressey was published by The University of Chicago Press.

Examining the taxi-dancing milieu in Chicago, utilizing vivid, firsthand interviews of taxi dancers as well as their patrons, the book brought to light the little known world of the taxi dance hall. First published inThe Taxi-Dance Hall is Paul Goalby Cressey’s fascinating study of Chicago’s urban nightlife—as seen through the eyes of the patrons, owners, and dancers-for-hire who frequented the city’s notoriously seedy “taxi-dance” : First published inThe Taxi-Dance Hall is Paul Goalby Cressey’s fascinating study of Chicago’s urban nightlife—as seen through the eyes of the patrons, owners, and dancers-for-hire who frequented the city’s notoriously seedy “taxi-dance” halls.

Taxi-dance halls, as the introduction notes, were social centers where men could come and pay to dance with “a bevy of pretty, vivacious, and often. First published inThe Taxi-Dance Hall is Paul Goalby Cressey's fascinating study of Chicago's urban nightlife--as seen through the eyes of the patrons, owners, and dancers-for-hire who frequented the city's notoriously seedy "taxi-dance" halls.

Taxi-dance halls, as the introduction notes, were social centers where men could come and pay to dance with "a bevy of pretty, vivacious, and Author: Paul Goalby Cressey.

Taxi-dance halls, though, were very different. The only women allowed were employees hired by the hall. These women went by various names: dance hostesses, taxi dancers (because the male customers rented them, like taxis), dime-a-dance girls (because each dance cost a dime), and nickel hoppers (because out of that dime, the girl usually got to.

Anyone could have a dance partner for a fee at dance halls where taxi dancers were employed. Paid dance partners started to appear in dance halls as early as and often the customer would buy tickets for a dime a piece and then relinquish one ticket each dance to the taxi dancer or dance hostess, as they were also called.

The taxi dancer cashed in her tickets to the house at the end of the. > The Taxi-Dance Hall 作者: Paul Goalby Cressey 副标题: A Sociological Study in Commercialized Recreation and City Life isbn: 书名: The Taxi-Dance Hall 页数: 定价: USD 出版社: University Of Chicago Press 装帧: Paperback 出版年:   The book is a fascinating look at the world of taxi-dance halls, although many of the views and terminology on race and gender at best, dated.

Cressey describes the clientele of Author: Eric Grundhauser. In a taxi dance hall, money is more an instrument of ingratiation than negotiation. The key perhaps is the thin veneer of romance, however artificial.

On the other hand, sometimes it’s more. Inside a closed dance hall, a dancer would earn her income by the number of tickets she could collect in exchange for dances. The management would typically pay the girls half the price of a dance ticket.

With the closed dance hall, the centerpiece of the taxi dance hall—the ticket-a-dance system—was introduced. Community groups began to.The Garland Science website is no longer available to access and you have been automatically redirected to INSTRUCTORS.

All instructor resources (*see Exceptions) are now available on our Instructor instructor credentials will not grant access to the Hub, but existing and new users may request access student resources previously .First published inThe Taxi-Dance Hall is Paul Goalby Cressey’s fascinating study of Chicago’s urban nightlife—as seen through the eyes of the patrons, owners, and dancers-for-hire who frequented the city’s notoriously seedy “taxi-dance” halls.

Taxi-dance halls, as the introduction notes, were social centers where men could come and pay to dance with “a bevy of pretty Brand: University of Chicago Press.