Chari, Tendai

African Football, Identity Politics and Global Media Narratives

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Towards an Epistemology of African Football — The Symbolic Significance of the 2010 FIFA World Cup
Nhamo Mhiripiri, Tendai Chari

Part I. FIFA 2010 World Cup and Identity Construction

2. Nation-Building and the FIFA World Cup, South Africa 2010
Nathalie Hyde-Clarke, Rune Ottosen, Toby Miller

3. To the Cape and Back: Football Tourism, Narratives of South Africa and the FIFA 2010 World Cup
Luke Jones

4. The 2010 World Cup Celebrations in a Non-hosting Location: Voices from the Periphery
Kiran Odhav

5. South Africa FIFA World Cup 2010: African Players’ Global Labour Distribution and Legacy
Wycliffe W. S. Njororai

Part II. African Fan Cultures

6. New-found Football Fans
Emma Durden

7. Zimbabwean Female Audiences: Negotiating (En)Gendered Spaces in the 2010 FIFA World Cup
Rosemary Chikafa

8. Noisemaker or Cultural Symbol: The Vuvuzela Controversy and Expressions of Football Fandom
Jeffrey W. Kassing

Part III. African Media Narratives

9. Nigeria: Media Narratives and Reports of Football from Within
Chuka Onwumechili

10. Unmaking the Dark Continent: South Africa, Africa and the Image Make-Over Narrative in the South African Press
Tendai Chari

11. Imploding or Perpetuating African Myths through Reporting South Africa 2010 World Cup Stories on Business Opportunities
Joyce T. Mhiripiri, Nhamo A. Mhiripiri

Part IV. Global Media Narratives

12. The Football World Cup 2010 in the German Media: Presenting and Constructing a Major Sporting Event
Thomas Horky, Christoph G. Grimmer

13. A Unique Period? An Analysis of the Coverage of Africa during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in Selected Western Media
Teke Ngomba

14. Of Sunsets, Savagery and Soccer: Framing Africa during the Final Days of the 2010 World Cup
Bernadine Jones

15. Afro-pessimism in the French and British Press Coverage of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa
Toussaint Nothias

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology of Culture, African Culture, Sociology, general, Sociology of Sport and Leisure, Media Studies, Cultural Studies

Publication year
Global Culture and Sport Series
Page amount
327 pages
Printed ISBN

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