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Akindes, Gerard

Identity and Nation in African Football

Akindes, Gerard - Identity and Nation in African Football, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Africa, Fandom, and Shifting Identities: An Introduction to Football and Identity
Chuka Onwumechili, Gerard Akindes

Part I. History and Recording Identities

2. Blurring Touchlines of Empire: The Diasporic Identities of Arthur Wharton and Walter Tull
Phillip Janzen

3. It’s All About the Beautiful Game of Football, or Is It? On Television and Football in North Africa
Ali Ziyati, Gerard Akindes

4. Rooted in History: Politics, Identity, and Ultras in North African Soccer
James M. Dorsey

5. The History and Identity of East African Football within the African Context
Wycliffe Njororai

Part II. Ethnicity/Race, Club, and Identity

6. Performing Luo Identity in Kenya: Songs of Gor Mahia
Solomon Waliaula, Joseph Basil Okong’o

7. A Centennial Rivalry, Ahly vs Zamalek: Identity and Society in Modern Egypt
Michel Raspaud, Monia Lachheb

8. Nigeria: Rangers, Igbo Identity, and the Imagination of War
Chuka Onwumechili

9. Reinforcing Divisions and Blurring Boundaries in Johannesburg Football Fandom
Marc Fletcher

Part III. Nation, Football, and Identity

10. Shifting Identity and Cameroon’s National Football Squad: Indomitable Lions to Tamed Lambs
Walter Gam Nkwi

11. Fields of Dreams and Champions: A Case Study in Kenyan Girls’ Football
Anna Tranfaglia

12. Oh Lord, You Are the Lord who Remembered John Obi Mikel
Chuka Onwumechili

Part IV. Identity from Outside

13. CAF: Perennial Struggle in Crises of Identity
Chuka Onwumechili

14. From Stadium to Bars: Transnational Media and African Fan Identity
Gerard Akindes

15. Online Football Fan Identities and Cyber-fandoms in Zimbabwe
Manase Kudzai Chiweshe

16. From Leopoldville to Liège: A Conversation with Paul Bonga Bonga
Gerard Akindes, Peter Alegi

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Development Studies, Sociology of Sport and Leisure, Political Science, African Culture, Sociology, general, African History

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Global Culture and Sport
Page amount
284 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137355812
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-47027-3

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