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By Doug Hendrie

It’s globalised tradition – yet now not as we all know it.

Fuelled by way of interest and wanderlust, reporter Doug Hendrie travels to the perimeters of our international to discover the main unforeseen – and weird – examples of cultural mash-ups, from the StarCraft videogame superstars of South Korea to the Clash-loving punks of Indonesia.
A whirlwind international travel via wonderful subcultures instructed with sophisticated humour, AmalgaNations alternatives up the place Louis Theroux leaves off.

‘We’re used to carting our commute discoveries domestic, yet as Doug Hendrie proves it’s a two-way exchange. fairly whilst excessive tech, intercourse and magnificence take advantage of unforeseen converts.’ Tony Wheeler

‘Travelling isn’t almost about the place you move yet what you do should you get there: the place you glance, what you spot, who you meet and the questions you ask. Hendrie will get all this correct and extra in a ebook which doesn’t simply take us locations yet into what appears like the long run - a destiny that's the following, now.’ Sophie Cunningham

‘Hendrie demanding situations stereotypes, celebrates alterations and exhibits that, at base, what makes us all human is our skill to creatively adapt to and have interaction with our more and more interconnected world.’ Damien Kingsbury

‘Doug Hendrie’s own and insightful account of the connections among the West and different cultures exposes hidden truths approximately our international village.’ Jacqueline Kent

‘From Ghana’s sorcery, scams and gentle- porn movie to homosexual energy within the Philippines ... Welcome to Doug Hendrie’s international journey of rebirthed cultures.’ Christopher Kremmer

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Still interested in the German “experiment” with leisure in 1938, the American ambassador to Germany, Hugh R. Wilson, commissioned an extensive report for Roosevelt of the Strength Through Joy program and 42 Chapter 2 activities. The report was conducted by the embassy’s “Mr. Beam,” who took part in Strength Through Joy activities and excursions as research for the document, under supervision from the KdF ofWce. The lengthy document produced a fascinating description of the extent to which the Nazi government had taken control of leisure.

Some of the resulting objections and comments were recorded in Recreation magazine, formerly called The Playground, the ofWcial voice of the playground and recreation movements. 15 Publishing some of the responses in Recreation, Braucher hoped to teach recreation leaders that their purpose was not to control but to respond to people’s wishes and needs. Democracy in leisure was fundamental, he asserted, and the leisure leaders of the New Deal had their work cut out for them, showing people that they were there to respond to the protean needs of the American leisured masses, not to control or dictate.

New philosophies concerning leisure, it was argued, necessitated increases in training and education of recreation workers so that programs would be properly organized. In many ways this professionalization refuted the ability of union ofWcials to provide adequate facilities. Recreation magazine, as the ofWcial journal of recreation workers, argued that professional guidance in the new leisure was the most crucial way to maintain and enhance social stability and the general welfare. In contrast to earlier recreation policies, recreation workers were encouraged by the magazine to believe in a new interpretation of recreation that could contribute to the development of a “wholesome personality” even late into adulthood.

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