I have received permission from Dr. Amos to share with you an article that got my attention.
Dr. Amos is a pioneer of ethnographic research in martial arts.
Ethnography is : the scientific description of the customs of individual peoples and cultures.
His recent article "Lies I Have Told About Martial Artists" really captured my attention. As I began researching the essay, the impact that marginalized communities have had on martial arts fascinated me.
During This Podcast:
I address at least 4 questions that came to me during the research:
What role has marginal communities had in the development of martial arts?
What role has martial artist had in marginal communities?
What are the triggers and aftermath of martial artists that are marginalized?
What role can martial arts play today in marginalized communities?
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Lies I Have Told On Martial Artitsts
Get the Summary of Marginalized Communities and Martial Artists Emailed to You
Mentioned in this Episode
Scott Decker : The Handbook of Gangs
Anko Azato : The Lost Master
Osceola Sherriff Office : Potential Indicators of Terrorism in Martial Arts
Manchester Metropolitan University, working with marginal communities
Kai : Budo Inochi
NY Times : Who will Become a Terrorist