Sport, Politics and Society in the Arab World by M. AmaraSport, Politics and Society in the Arab World by M. Amara

Sport, Politics and Society in the Arab World

byM. Amara

Hardcover | November 25, 2011

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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 the Arab World, including nation-state building, the formation of national identity and international relations in post-colonial context.
MAHFOUD AMARA Lecturer at Loughborough University, UK. His principal research interest is in sport policy and politics in Arab and Muslim contexts. He has published material on the politics and business of sport in the region.
Title:Sport, Politics and Society in the Arab WorldFormat:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.75 inPublished:November 25, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230307922

ISBN - 13:9780230307926


Table of 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

Editorial Reviews

'[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 History of Sport

'an important contribution.' - Middle East Journal