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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 36–43.
Published: 01 June 2012
... abandoned banana plantation, a massive white steel structure emerges from the surrounding shanties and barren fields. Only a single paved road runs alongside it. Benguela’s stadium is one of four built for the 2010 African Cup of Nations, an event designed to showcase Angola’s charge toward modernity. The...
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World Policy Journal (2010) 27 (4): 59–66.
Published: 01 December 2010
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 3–7.
Published: 01 June 2012
...-only clubs emerged, but the pickings were slim. Moreover, women were banned from the country’s national pas-time—attending soccer matches in stadiums. Over the years, women have pushed back on many of the restrictions imposed on them in the name of Islamic piety and have fought to regain ground in...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2012
... presidential candidate, about his game and the new political landscape of his native Russia. Finally, Rachel Will examines the Trojan horse the Chinese are bringing to developing nations who seem prepared to swap their natural patrimony for sports stadiums that too often decay when the cheering stops. For...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 5–10.
Published: 01 June 2016
... region. In Hugezhuang, a village in Tongzhou, most of the single-story homes had been demolished to make room for a theater, stadium, hospital, school, and inter-city railway station. The government gave villagers new apartments as compensation. Liu Chifeng, a former resident of the now razed town...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 9–15.
Published: 01 June 2012
... sounds on the evening of August 4 to set the fastest men in the world surging down the track at the Olympic Stadium in London, much of the world will be watching. For the shrinking, but still significant, slice of population that remains immune to the increasingly pervasive global reach of sport, the...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 15–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
... blackouts. But cricket games are held in brightly lit stadiums, with television cameras providing coverage to spectators cosseted at home in front of their televisions, air conditioners running at full blast. Thanks to an election promise honored by the local government, nearly every home in the city of...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 22 (4): 87–91.
Published: 01 December 2006
... attractions, including a chuck-wagon, viewable on the Internet (www.bagdadcafesyria.tk). How curious then to come upon the stunning immensity of Palmyra, a classical prototype of Forest Lawn, Las Vegas, the Merchandise Mart, and Yankee Stadium. Located at a strategic desert crossroad, vied over by a...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 22–28.
Published: 01 September 2016
... against another but also by uniting the country’s diverse population to hand Italy a crushing defeat. It was hardly a surprise to see a Menelik impersonator riding into a stadium to a crowd of cheering Ethiopians at the 33rd tournament of the Ethiopian Sports Federation in North America held in Toronto...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 3–8.
Published: 01 June 2018
... friendly. Subtle in character, the design has surrounded the cleaned-up waterways with a wild-grass landscape that dates it as a product of the early 2010s, but which is also a genuinely pleasant environment. The landmarks of the park are mostly fun as well: The stadium, now finally in post-Olympic use...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 25–34.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Paulo and deprived black townships near Johannesburg. This social element makes chess quite a unique link or educational tool because it boosts kids’ confidence. It’s also inexpensive. You don’t have to build a stadium, or a court, or a swimming pool. I met educational authorities in Brazil, Argentina...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 18–26.
Published: 01 December 2012
... need more aid. This is what we are grappling with presently. WPJ: The Chinese pattern in some African countries is to come in, build a stadium or a dam that’s not really needed, and, for payment, take out resources without leaving anything of real value behind. Kagame: Yes. This will...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 56–69.
Published: 01 March 2018
... universal. Akrami: With Offside (2006) you returned to the issue of gender apartheid in Islamic Iran. The film deals with how Iranian women are banned from watching men’s sports in stadiums. The title refers to a violation in soccer, and your film is about violation of women’s rights. WHEN I...