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David Chidester

in Wild Religion: Tracking the Sacred in South Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273078
eISBN:
9780520951570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273078.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter presents the implications of the 2010 FIFA World Cup to the wild religion of South Africa. Christian-composed prayers, interfaith organization events, and collective rituals took on ... More


Mega sports events as political tools: a case study of South Africa’s hosting of the 2010 FIFA Football World Cup

Suzanne Dowse (ed.)

in Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter responds to issues surrounding Mega Sports Events (MSE) using a study of the political and international relations dimensions of South Africa’s hosting of the 2010 Football World Cup. ... More


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