African Football Identity Politics And Global Media Narratives

Author: Tendai Chari
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 1137392231
Size: 11,36 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

The London Olympics Of 2012

Author: Stephen Wagg
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 1137326344
Size: 18,29 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Analysing the politics of the 2012 London Olympics, Stephen Wagg examines the framing of London's bid to host the Games, arguments about the Games' likely impact and the establishment of 'Fortress London' to protect the Games. The book asks who won, and who lost out, in this important event as well as exploring its media coverage and legacy.

Global Perspectives On Women In Combat Sports

Author: Christopher R. Matthews
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 113743936X
Size: 16,50 MB
Format: PDF
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This volume offers a wide-reaching overview of current academic research on women's participation in combat sports within a range of different national and trans-national contexts, detailing many of the struggles and opportunities experienced by women at various levels of engagement within sports such as boxing, wrestling, and mixed martial arts.

Stadien Und Arenen

Author: Volkwin Marg
Editor: Hatje Cantz Pub
Size: 12,12 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In their creative diversity and yet clearly recognizable style, the stadia of the architects von Gerkan, Marg und Partner represent an outstanding contribution to the architecture of sports arenas in the modern age. Quotations, essays, interviews, and commentaries on the choreography of the masses as well as a chronicle of the history of sports arenas worldwide provide an in-depth introduction to the subject. Book jacket.