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Paradigm Lost: Indigenous Games and Neoliberalism in the South African Context

Native Games: Indigenous Peoples and Sports in the Post-Colonial World

ISBN: 978-1-78190-591-3, eISBN: 978-1-78190-592-0

ISSN: 1476-2854

Publication date: 16 August 2014

Abstract

Originality/value – The underlying discourses of post-colonial resistance, national identity formation and socio-political agendas are interrogated.

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Acknowledgement

The National Research Foundation and South African Sports Commission (a structured that was absorbed by the current Sport and Recreation South Africa) co-funded the research. Under the leadership of senior researchers from the University of Johannesburg (then known as Rand Afrikaans University), 11 tertiary institutions collaborated to collect indigenous games and traditional sporting activities in all nine provinces of South Africa.

Citation

Burnett, C. (2014), "Paradigm Lost: Indigenous Games and Neoliberalism in the South African Context", Native Games: Indigenous Peoples and Sports in the Post-Colonial World (Research in the Sociology of Sport, Vol. 7), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 205-227. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1476-2854(2013)0000007015

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