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Global Culture and Sport Series

Sport, Politics and Society in the Arab World

Authors: Amara, M.

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This book explores the significance of sport in the understanding of past and current societal dynamics in the Arab world. It examines sport in relation to cultural, political and economic changes in the Arab World, including nation-state building, the formation of national identity and international relations in post-colonial context.

About the authors

MAHFOUD AMARA Lecturer at Loughborough University, UK. His principal research interest is in sport policy and politics in Arab and Muslim contexts. He has published material on the politics and business of sport in the region.

Reviews

'[t]his book makes a distinctive and sophisticated contribution to the broader debate about the future direction of the Arab world . . . it deserves to be widely read.' - International Journal of the History of Sport

'an important contribution.' - Middle East Journal


Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Amara, Mahfoud

    Pages 1-13

  • Sport and Development, or Development through Sport in the Arab World

    Amara, Mahfoud

    Pages 14-34

  • Football in Post-Colonial and “Post-Conflict” Algeria

    Amara, Mahfoud

    Pages 35-54

  • The Growth and Challenges of the Sport Broadcasting Market in the Arab World

    Amara, Mahfoud

    Pages 55-71

  • Sport Policies and Politics in North Africa

    Amara, Mahfoud

    Pages 72-93

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Hardcover $105.00
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $100.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-33884-9
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  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sport, Politics and Society in the Arab World
Authors
Series Title
Global Culture and Sport Series
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-35950-5
DOI
10.1057/9780230359505
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-30792-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-33884-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 192
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