Combining classical democratic theory with compelling personal stories and rigorous empirical analysis, God and Karate on the Southside is the first book to analyze the intersection between race, religion, and martial arts in the United States. It is a must-read for scholars interested in issues of community diversity and civic democracy.More problematic, from the viewpoint of members, was the sharp limits on open criticism of the ICOC leadership. Some members privately critiqued the leadership as controlling and isolating their members from the larger, plural society.
|Title||:||God and Karate on the Southside|
|Author||:||Joseph E. Yi|
|Publisher||:||Lexington Books - 2009-06-16|