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Global Culture and Sport Series

Identity and Nation in African Football

Fans, Community and Clubs

Editors: Onwumechili, C., Akindes, G. (Eds.)

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The 2010 South African World Cup launched African football onto the global stage. This volume brings together top scholars on African football to explore a range of issues such as gender, identity, nationalism, history, cyber-fandom, the media and fan radicalization.

About the authors

Peter Alegi, Michigan State University, USA Manase Kudzai Chiweshe, Rhodes University, South Africa James M. Dorsey, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Marc Fletcher, University of Johannesburg, South Africa Phillip Janzen, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA Monia Lachheb, Higher Institute of Sport and Physical Education, Tunisia Wycliffe Njororai, University of Texas, USA Walter Gam Nkwi, University of Buea, Cameroon Joseph Basil Okong'o, Moi University, Kenya Michel Raspaud, Joseph Fourier University, France Anna Tranfaglia, University of Pittsburgh, USA Solomon Waliaula, Maasai Mara University, Kenya Ali Ziyati, West Virginia State University, USA

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • Africa, Fandom, and Shifting Identities: An Introduction to Football and Identity

    Onwumechili, Chuka (et al.)

    Pages 1-16

  • Blurring Touchlines of Empire: The Diasporic Identities of Arthur Wharton and Walter Tull

    Janzen, Phillip

    Pages 19-35

  • It’s All About the Beautiful Game of Football, or Is It? On Television and Football in North Africa

    Ziyati, Ali (et al.)

    Pages 36-49

  • Rooted in History: Politics, Identity, and Ultras in North African Soccer

    Dorsey, James M.

    Pages 50-66

  • The History and Identity of East African Football within the African Context

    Njororai, Wycliffe

    Pages 67-80

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Softcover $105.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Identity and Nation in African Football
Book Subtitle
Fans, Community and Clubs
Editors
  • C. Onwumechili
  • G. Akindes
Series Title
Global Culture and Sport Series
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-35581-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137355812
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-35580-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-47027-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 272
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