Abstract: Economies of Violence. The Capoeiras and Mixed Martial Arts between cooperation and confrontation in a global setting

The »body technologies« (Amelang et al. 2016) in scope of my research on martial arts in a broad sense are spreading by economic principles of demand and supply. This applies to financial fits as well as to neuropsychological systems of positive stimuli, particularly experiences of »flow« (Csikszentmihalyi 1990) The implicit »body knowledge« and inner discourse of the practices carry specific strategies of cooperation/confrontation and therefore of shades of violence.


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