In the summer Dr. Anna Monhartova presented at the Sixteenth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences. The title of Dr. Monhartova’s work is Dismantling the Tennis Industry in the U.S.: Designing a New, Inclusive System – “Pluriversal Tennis” .
This study researches and employs a set of tools to dismantle the system of tennis industry and re-assembles it into a more diverse, inclusive universe of tennis – “Pluriversal Tennis”. It presents a conceptual model that can guide design of practical, system-changing solutions. It includes a visual diagram (“The Map of Tennis Pluriverse”). The idea of dismantling it is to go beyond conventional research methods (such as cost-benefit analysis) and employ other tools, including applied ethnography and reflexivity, and ultimately leading to a more pluralistic way of knowing.