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Merkel, Udo

Identity Discourses and Communities in International Events, Festivals and Spectacles

Merkel, Udo - Identity Discourses and Communities in International Events, Festivals and Spectacles, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction

1. Making Sense of Identity Discourses in International Events, Festivals and Spectacles
Udo Merkel

Part II. The Contestation of Local and Regional Identity Discourses and Communities

2. Il Calcio as a Source of Local and Social Identity in Italy
Mark Doidge

3. The Contestation of Identities and Communities in German Football
Udo Merkel

Part III. Identity Discourses of Cities and National Communities

4. Contemporary Images and Identities in the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
Brian Bridges, Glos Ho

5. London 2012: Urban Imagery and City Branding
Adam Jones

6. Royal Celebrations in the Twenty-First Century: ‘Cool Britannia’ versus ‘Britannia Ruled the Waves’
Beth Mudford

7. Identity Discourses and Narratives in North Korean Events, Festivals and Celebrations
Udo Merkel, Gwang Ok

8. China and the World Fairs (1915–2010): Blending Nationalism and Internationalism
Lu Zhouxiang

Part IV. Supra-national Events, Communities and Identity Discourses

9. Promoting ‘European’ Identities at and through Pan-European Events
Jayne Luscombe

10. Celebrating Muhammad’s Birthday in the Middle East: Supporting or Complicating Muslim Identity Projects?
Andrea L. Stanton

11. Pride and Glamour on the Catwalk: Fashion Models as National and Ethnic Icons
Patrícia Soley-Beltran

12. Participating in the World ‘Gymnastics For All’ Festival, the Gymnaestrada: A Celebration of a Dialogical, Episodic-Perpetual Identity
Angela Wichmann

13. ‘One But Not the Same’: U2 Concerts, Community and Cultural Identity
Michael Williams

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology, general, Personality and Social Psychology, Sociology of Sport and Leisure, Regional and Cultural Studies, Popular Science in Sports, Popular Science, general

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Leisure Studies in a Global Era
Page amount
276 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137394934
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-48405-8

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