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New Publication from Critical African Studies - African Sport in the Global Arena!

Publication of Special Issue of Critical African Studies - "African sport in the global arena"

Critical African Studies is delighted to announce publication of the Special Issue "African sport in the global arena" edited by Lizelle Bisschoff and Marc Fletcher. Read papers via our website and library ejournal access. 


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This new issue contains the following articles:

African sport in the global arena: contemporary approaches and analyses
Marc Fletcher & Lizelle Bisschoff
Pages: 123-133
DOI: 10.1080/21681392.2014.957923

On neoliberal global sport and African bodies
John Nauright
Pages: 134-143
DOI: 10.1080/21681392.2014.956206

Nigerian football: Interests, marginalization, and struggle
Chuka Onwumechili
Pages: 144-156
DOI: 10.1080/21681392.2014.931200

A veritable game of the nation: on the changing status of football within the Egyptian national formation in the wake of the 2009 World Cup qualifiers against Algeria
Carl Rommel
Pages: 157-175
DOI: 10.1080/21681392.2014.936079

More than vuvuzelas? Towards an understanding of soccer fandom in Johannesburg
Marc Fletcher
Pages: 176-191
DOI: 10.1080/21681392.2014.947062

The interface between football and ethnic identity discourses in Zimbabwe
Lyton Ncube
Pages: 192-210
DOI: 10.1080/21681392.2014.951153

One of the boys: female fans’ responses to the masculine and phallocentric nature of football stadiums in Zimbabwe
Manase Chiweshe
Pages: 211-222
DOI: 10.1080/21681392.2014.940077

General Paper Supplement 
Somalia: unable to escape its past? Revisiting the roots of a fractured state and elusive nation
Dominik Balthasar
Pages: 223-239
DOI: 10.1080/21681392.2014.965835


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