Laban's legacy of movement analysis (eden davies)

CONTENTS
ILLUSTRATIONS 4
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 6
FOREWORD 7
INTRODUCTION 9
CHAPTER ONE LABAN IN EUROPE 13
His early life Ascona and After Labanotation
CHAPTER TWO LABAN'S WAR EFFORT 29
His arrival in England — Dartington Lisa Ullmann and Education Laban and F.C.Lawrence Lilt in Labour
CHAPTER THREE SHAPE AND EFFORT 49
Warren Lamb and the Art of Movement Studio
Choreutics
Eukinetics
Laying Down the Rules of Movement Analysis
Shape — The Three Planes of Movement
Effort -The Three Qualities of Movement
Laban's Eight Basic Efforts
The Importance of Flow

CHAPTER FOUR ARRIVING AT APTITUDE ASSESSMENT 72
Working on the Factory Floor
The Laban Lawrence Effort Assessment
Aptitude Assessment
The 3-Stage Decision-Making Process
Adding Shape to the Formula
Posture and Gesture
Into Team-Building
CHAPTER FIVE ACTION PROFILERS INTERNATIONAL 99
Broadening the Base: Pamela Ramsden
The Body-Mind Connection
The Motivation to Interact
The Overall Factors
Sharing and Private Behaviour
Training Profilers
Research and Validation
Problems for Action Profiling
CHAPTER SIX MOVEMENT ANALYSIS AND PERSONALITY 128
Childhood Development — Judith Kestenberg Some Basic Personality Types The Communicator The Confronter Action Man / Woman
CHAPTER SEVEN MOVEMENT AND GENDER 141
The Gender War Male and Female in Movement The Importance of Flow — Again Some Interpretations Putting on the Pressure Caring and Sharing Making Decisions Vive la Difference

CHAPTER EIGHT ALL THE WORLD S A STAGE 165
Movement and Politics
Movement Analysis and Therapy
Ritualised Behaviour
Social Considerations of Movement and Gender
Personal Relationships
Punishment and Rehabilitation
Movement as a Common Denominator
Appendix I Warren Lamb's Profile of Rudolf Laban 182
Appendix II The Laban Lawrence Effort Assessment 190
Appendix III An Aptitude Assessment for a Marketing Director 196
BIBLIOGRAPHY 203

ILLUSTRATIONS
CHAPTER ONE
Laban in 1950
Fig. 1 The Central Staff in Labanotation
Fig. 2 Direction and Level in Labanotation
Fig. 3 The Basic Body Signs
Fig. 4 Contrast in Rhythm
An example of Kinetography
CHAPTER TWO
The Elmhirsts at Dartington
Rudolf Laban in 1938
Rudolf Laban and Kurt Jooss
Laban's script for wrapping a Mars Bar
A Mars wartime advertisement
CHAPTER THREE
Warren Lamb as a young man
Fig. 5 The Three Planes of Shape
Fig. 6 Laban's Effort Diagram
Andy Warhol Sketches for Laban's 8 Basic Efforts
A girl blown by the wind
CHAPTER FOUR
Women working for Faithful Overalls, now Faithful Ltd, 1955
Ellis and Lamb with a client
Warren Lamb writing notation
Fig. 7 Summary of Shape, Effort and Flow Variations
An overenthusiastic handshake
Fig. 8 Shape and Effort Graph for an imaginary person

CHAPTER FIVE
Fig. 9 Framework of Management Initiative: The Motivation to Act Fig. 10 Framework of Management Initiative: The Motivation to
Interact
Fig. 11 Tabular Presentation of an Action Profile Fig. 12 Summary of Shape and Effort Graph Fig. 13 The new interpretation of the Polarities
CHAPTER SIX
The Three Personality Types Fig. 14 The Communicator Fig. 15 The Confronter Fig. 16 Action Man/Woman
CHAPTER SEVEN
Fig. 17 The Male and Female Preferences in Movement Patterning
Holding the baby: the female way and the male way
A man walking on a railway line
Being Assertive: The male way and the female way of laying down the
law
CHAPTER EIGHT
Fig. 18 Possible Effort and Shape Graph for someone low in the
Attention range of movement Warren Lamb
Appendix I
Fig.