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Anthony FramptonChuka Onwumechili

Dr. Chuka Onwumechili is Professor and Chair of the Strategic, Legal, & Management Communication (SLMC) Department at Howard University in Washington, DC. He has authored and edited several books and published in peer-reviewed academic journals. His areas of interest include football, culture and identity, telecommunication policy, and media.

 

Identity and Nation in African Football 

Edited by Chuka OnwumechiliGerard Akindes

The 2010 South African World Cup launched African football onto the global stage and its footballers are increasingly present at the best clubs in the world, yet it is rare to find compelling scholarship on the subject of African football. This book brings some of the top scholars on African football together to produce a collection that covers the diverse regions of the continent and diverse football topics. Focussing on aspects of identity, it spans issues of race, radicalization and self-identification, exploring the imagined continuation of war in support of a Nigerian club, the use of songs in support of a club and an ethnic community, and the effects of transnational broadcasting on supporter identification with football in Africa. This collection provides a valuable contribution to debates about African sport and identity and also contains an interview with one of Africa's first migrant footballers, Paul Bonga Bonga.
 
Ernest Yeboah Acheampong
James Anderson
Kingsley Antwi-Bossiako
Pascal Charitas

Marc Crandall
Bonnie Everhart

Itamar Dubinsky
Mari H. Engh
Lee Evans
Anthony Frampton
Ten Years - What's Next? Sheri Hukleberry
Tarminder Kaur - Simon Darnell - Marie Biermann
Mariana Dantas
Lee Evans
Anthony Frampton
Tehama Lopez Bunyas
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Sana Mahmud
Mbaye Ngom
Douglas Mpondi
Andy Ofori-Birikorang
Walter Nkwi
Chuka Owonmechili 
Cody Perkins
Romola Ratman
Michel Raspaud
Martha Saavedra
Sarah Shanley
Elisabeth Timbs
Peter Wanderi Peninah Wanjiku Mwenda
 Ali Zyati
 
Steve Howard
Andrew Kreutzer
Nana Owusu-Kwarteng

 

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