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Sport, politics and society in the Arab world

Author: Mahfoud Amara
Publisher: Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Series: Global culture and sport
Edition/Format:   eBook : English : Online-AusgView all editions and formats
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This book explores the significance of sport in the understanding of past and current societal dynamics in the Arab world. It examines sport in relation to cultural, political and economic changes in  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mahfoud Amara
ISBN: 9780230359505 0230359507 9780230307926 0230307922
OCLC Number: 903295507
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. - Electronic reproduction; Palo Alto, Calif; ebrary; 2013; Available via World Wide Web; Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Description: Online-Ressource (ix, 192 p.)
Contents: List of Tables Acknowledgements Introduction: The Complexity of Questioning Modern Sports in the Arab (and Islamic) Context, in 'Late Modernity' Sport and Development in the Arab World Football in Post-Colonial and Toward Post-Conflict Algeria The Development and the Challenges of Sport Broadcasting Industry in the Arab World Elite Sport Policies and Politics in North Africa Development Through Sport in the Arabian Peninsula The Arab World in the Global Sporting Arena: An Islamic Perspective Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: Global culture and sport
Responsibility: Mahfoud Amara.

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'[t]his book makes a distinctive and sophisticated contribution to the broader debate about the future direction of the Arab world . . . it deserves to be widely read.' - International Journal of the Read more...

 
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