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Journal articles

Hatton N; Dunn J; Balfour M, 2019, 'Editorial', Research in Drama Education, vol. 24, pp. 1 - 5,

Balfour M; Sallis R, 2019, 'The tyranny of distance', Applied Theatre Research, vol. 7, pp. 3 - 6,

Dunn J; Balfour M; Moyle W, 2019, 'Quality of life or ‘quality moments of life’: Considering the impact of relational clowning for people living with dementia', Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance, vol. 24, pp. 38 - 52,

Balfour M, 2019, 'The difficult return: The arts and social health of returning military personnel. [Special edition: Arts and the military]', Arts in Psychotherapy, vol. 62, pp. 61 - 67,

Balfour M, 2018, 'Disobedient Theatre: Alternative Ways to Inspire, Animate and Play', APPLIED THEATRE RESEARCH, vol. 6, pp. 77 - 79,

Balfour M, 2017, 'Performing Noncitizenship: Asylum Seekers in Australian Theatre, Film and Activism', CONTEMPORARY THEATRE REVIEW, vol. 27, pp. 418 - 420,

Balfour M, 2017, 'Arts, activism and human rights [Special edition in partnership with Amnesty International]', Journal of Arts and Communities, vol. 8, pp. 75 - 92,

Balfour M; Stewart D, 2016, 'Perspectives and contexts of arts, social health and the military', Journal of Arts and Health, vol. 7, pp. 87 - 95,

Balfour M, 2015, 'Humanitarian Performance from Disaster Tragedies to Spectacles of War', NEW THEATRE QUARTERLY, vol. 31, pp. 295 - 295,

Davey L; Day A; Balfour M, 2015, 'Performing desistance: How might theories of desistance from crime help us understand the possibilities of prison theatre?', International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, vol. 59, pp. 798 - 809,

Balfour M; Westwood M; Buchanan ML, 2014, 'Protecting into emotion: Therapeutic enactments with military veterans transitioning back into civilian life', Research in Drama Education, Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance, vol. 19, pp. 165 - 181,

Balfour M, 2013, 'Fears of Loss, Tears of Joy: Raun Raun Theatre and Its Role in the Construction of a National Culture in Papua New Guinea', CONTEMPORARY THEATRE REVIEW, vol. 23, pp. 237 - 238,

Balfour M, 2013, 'Acting Together Performance and the Creative Transformation of Conflict', PEACE REVIEW-A JOURNAL OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, vol. 25, pp. 447 - 453,

Dunn J; Balfour M; Moyle W; Cooke M; Martin K; Crystal C; Yen A, 2013, 'Playfully engaging people living with dementia: Searching for Yum Cha moments', International Journal of Play, vol. 2, pp. 174 - 186,

Balfour M, 2012, 'Mapping realities: Representing war through affective place making', New Theatre Quarterly, vol. 28, pp. 30 - 40,

Balfour M, 2012, 'Refugee performance: Encounters with alterity', Journal of Arts & Communities, vol. 2, pp. 177 - 195,

Balfour M, 2011, 'Theatre in co-communities: articulating power', RIDE-THE JOURNAL OF APPLIED THEATRE AND PERFORMANCE, vol. 16, pp. 127 - 130,

Balfour M, 2010, 'Reading Against the Orientalist Grain: Performance and Politics Entwined with a Buddhist Strain', NEW THEATRE QUARTERLY, vol. 26, pp. 395 - 396,

Balfour M, 2010, 'Developing the capacities of applied theatre students to be critically reflective learner-practitioners', Australasian Drama Studies, vol. 57, pp. 54 - 63

Balfour M, 2009, 'The difficult return: Contexts and developments in drama-based work with returned military personnel', Applied Theatre Researcher/IDEA Journal, vol. 10, pp. 1 - 11

Balfour M, 2009, 'The politics of intention: Looking for a theatre of little changes', Research in Drama Education: Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance, vol. 14, pp. 347 - 359,

Balfour M, 2007, 'Performing war: ‘Military theatre’ and the possibilities of resistance', Performance Paradigm, vol. 3, pp. 1 - 9

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