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Discourses on the modernisation agenda in sport policy in Oman: between the global and local and modernity and authenticity

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posted on 06.09.2017 by Abdul Al-Droushi
This thesis explores discourses on modernisation agendas in sport policy in Oman. It traces the emergence, development and current status of sport policy in Oman. It also examines sport modernisation processes in Oman in the context of modernity and authenticity debates and local and global dynamics. Moreover, it seeks to uncover how discourses on modernity and authenticity, global and local, have shaped, constructed, and/or legitimised the modernisation of both elite sport and community sport in different phases of contemporary Omani history. [Continues.]

Funding

Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

History

School

  • Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Publisher

Loughborough University

Rights holder

© A.R. Al Droushi

Publisher statement

This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Publication date

2017

Notes

A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy of Loughborough University.

Language

en

Supervisor(s)

Ian Henry

Qualification name

PhD

Qualification level

Doctoral

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