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Research Profile

Dr Sara Delamont  -  AcSS, DSc Econ


    • The Habitus of Diasporic Capoeira: An Ethnography. This ethnography, which began in 2003, focuses on how the Brazilian dance-fight-game is taught and learnt in the UK. It is affiliated to Qualiti, and is being conducted with Dr Neil Stephens of Cesagen. It contains classic ethnography with a theoretical focus on the area of habits and empirical interests in teaching, enculturation, learning, Brazil and embodiment.

     

    • Teaching Savate:  An Exploratory Ethnography, began 2009.  Savate is a French Martial art, and contrasts in sociologically interesting ways with capoeira.