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By Tamir Sorek

during the last twenty years football has turn into a tremendous establishment in the pop culture of the Arab-Palestinian electorate of Israel. they've got attained disproportionate good fortune during this box. Given their marginalisation from many parts of Israeli society in addition to the continuing Israeli-Palestinian clash, one of these popular Arab presence highlights the strain among their Israeli citizenship and their belonging to the Palestinian humans. Bringing jointly sociological, anthropological and old ways, Sorek examines how football can in all likelihood be utilised by way of ethnic and nationwide minorities as a box of social protest, a level for demonstrating specific id, or as a channel for social and political integration. counting on a wealthy mixture of quantitative and qualitative tools, he argues that equality within the football sphere legitimises modern inequality among Jews and Arabs in Israel and pursues wider arguments in regards to the function of game in ethno-national conflicts. excellent for researchers and graduate students.

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