Title
African Football, Identity Politics and Global Media Narratives [electronic resource] : The Legacy of the FIFA 2010 World Cup / edited by Tendai Chari, Nhamo A. Mhiripiri.

Published
London : Palgrave Macmillan UK : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

Description
XIV, 313 p. online resource.

Series
Global Culture and Sport Series

Subjects
Social sciences.
 
Ethnology -- Africa.
 
Communication.
 
Sociology.
 
Cultural studies.
 
Religion and culture.
 
Sports -- Sociological aspects.
 
e-book [online only] -- SpringerLink.

Summary
This edited volume addresses key debates around African football, identity construction, fan cultures, and both African and global media narratives. Using the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa as a lens, it explores how football in Africa is intimately bound up with deeper social, cultural and political currents.

Notes
Vendor supplied record for Palgrave e-book 2014 received in 2016.

Related Items
 
Other Authors
Chari, Tendai. editor.
 
Mhiripiri, Nhamo A. editor.
 
SpringerLink (Online service)

ISBN
9781137392237 (electronic bk.)

Online Access
e-book


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberStatus
Virtual LibraryElectronic BookXX(1619842.1)Online (Click URL to access)