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Asian Martial Arts in the Asian Studies Curriculum

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Douglas Wile

Brooklyn College, CUNY, and Alverno College, US
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This article is both a review of the current state of martial arts studies and a survey of the status of martial arts in higher education. It provides a rationale for inclusion of martial arts courses in the Asian Studies curriculum and a resource guide for designing such courses. Finally, it interrogates the persistence of the body-mind split in liberal education in spite of intense interest in embodiment across multiple fields of scholarship.

How to Cite: Wile, D., 2014. Asian Martial Arts in the Asian Studies Curriculum. JOMEC Journal, (5), p.None. DOI: http://doi.org/10.18573/j.2014.10278
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Published on 01 Jun 2014.
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