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Singleton, Mark and Larios, Borayin (2020) 'The Scholar-practitioner of yoga in the western academy.' In: O'Brien-Kop, Karen and Newcombe, Suzanne, (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Yoga and Meditation Studies. Abingdon and New York: Routledge, pp. 37-50.

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Abstract

This chapter explores the notion of the ‘scholar-practitioner’ of yoga. It investigates how scholars who take yoga as a subject of their academic work situate themselves with regard to its practice(s), and examines the degree to which their practice of yoga informs their scholarly work and vice versa. It also examines how insider status is negotiated in academic environments and thereby offers a frame for examining the rapidly expanding field of yoga studies and the variety of disciplinary and personal positions that can be deployed within it.

Item Type: Book Chapters
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics
ISBN: 9781138484863
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.4324/9781351050753-5
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2021 16:28
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/35265
Funders: European Union

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