We Are Playing Football

We Are Playing Football

Sport and Postcolonial Subjectivity, Panapompom, Papua New Guinea

eBook - 2011
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Sport is an important part of the lives of rural Papua New Guineans, and a significant connection to global imaginaries for economically marginal villagers. Such grassroots sport, however, is rarely studied and has never previously been the subject of an ethnographic monograph. This book represents a pioneering study of the history and effects of grassroots sport in Papua New Guinea. We Are Playing Football explores Panapompom people's attempts to recreate the international game, and the soc ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2011
ISBN: 9781443826174
Characteristics: 1 online resource (260 pages)


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