Social Sciences, Vol. 11, Pages 357: Sovereign Browsing within the Society of Management: The Parkour Chase in On line casino Royale as a Staging of Social Change
Social Sciences doi: 10.3390/socsci11080357
In &ldquo;Postscript on Societies of Management&rdquo;, French thinker Gilles Deleuze proclaimed that &ldquo;In every single place browsing has changed the older sports activities&rdquo;. By this, he alluded to Foucault&rsquo;s ideas on older societal regimes and energy diagrams of sovereignty and self-discipline, and that now such fashions have been supplemented with governance by means of management and allegations of elevated freedom. This text has as its level of departure the potential of sports activities to mirror social change. Contemporaneously to the coining of Deleuze&rsquo;s browsing sentence, a brand new sport emerges: parkour, by which practitioners &ldquo;surf&rdquo; the city realm. This observe gained consideration globally when it was featured within the 2006 James Bond movie On line casino Royale. The evaluation on this article revolves across the alternative ways of transferring in and thru the setting within the famend parkour chase at first of the film. How do completely different sorts of displacement within the parkour chase of On line casino Royale relate to the transition between the societies described by Deleuze, and what new diversifications emerge and what previous logics and fashions return? It’s concluded that the older types of energy prevail and that the best of the society of management can’t be realised.