Download E-books Cricketing Cultures in Conflict: Cricketing World Cup 2003 (Sport in the Global Society) PDF

The 2003 international Cup was once of significant value to the partaking international locations. For India, an international cup triumph could make cricket the nation's top undefined; for the host, South Africa, a winning crusade may perhaps detect its dream of political unity.
Dealing with topics of racial/political unification, commercialization, the media and globalisation, this publication explores the position of cricket and game in all of the competing nations.
Looking at contemporary advancements resembling match-fixing, the abolition of the quota procedure and the performances of the South African nationwide workforce, the gathering examines the significance of the Cricket international Cup in supplying a unified political, social and monetary degree from which a united South African identification can ultimately emerge. The ebook additionally explores the function of the Cricket global Cup in terms of West Indian solidarity, Pakistani financial regeneration, Sri Lankan, Kenyan and Zimbabwean peace.

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