[Reading] ➮ Risk Failure Play ➶ Janet O'Shea – Bluevapours.co.uk Risk Failure Play illuminates the many ways in which competitive martial arts differentiate themselves from violence Presented from the perspective of a dancer and writer this book takes readers throu Risk Failure Play illuminates the many ways in which competitive martial arts differentiate themselves from violence Presented from the perspective of a dancer and writer this book takes readers through the politics of everyday life as experienced through training in a range of martial arts practices such as jeet kune do Brazilian jiu jitsu kickboxing Filipino martial arts and empowerment self defense Author Janet OShea shows how play gives us the ability to manage difficult realities with intelligence and demonstrates that physical play with its immediacy and heightened risk is particularly effective at accomplishing this task Risk Failure Risk Failure ePUB ✓ Play also demonstrates the many ways in which physical recreation allows us to manage the complexities of our current social reality Risk Failure Play intertwines personal experience with phenomenology social psychology dance studies performance studies as well as theories of play and competition in order to produce insights on pleasure mastery vulnerability pain agency individual identity and society Ultimately this book suggests that play allows us to rehearse other ways to live than the ones we see before us and challenges us to reimagine our social reality.
- 248 pages
- Risk Failure Play
- Janet O'Shea
- 06 September 2014 Janet O'Shea