Publications

To keep up-to-date with my publications and research plans, please see my profiles on ResearchGate and Academia.edu.

  • ‘Football videogames: re-shaping football and re-defining fandom in a postmodern era?’ in S Lawrence & G Crawford (eds), Digital Football Cultures: Fandom, Identities and Resistance. Routledge. View information about this book here.
  • Nicolas Anelka and the Quenelle Gesture: A Study of the Complexities of Protest in Contemporary Football‘ The International Journal of the History of Sport, vol. 34, no. 3-4, pp. 236-250. DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2017.1359161
  • L’Islam et l’humour: un rire communautaire ou un rire universel?‘ Le Temps des médias, no. 28 (2017), pp. 144-157. DOI: 10.3917/tdm.028.0144
  • ‘Les banlieues and Les Bleus: Political and media discourse about sport and society in France’, French Cultural Studies, 25:1 (2014): 70–81. Was part of special edition of this journal entitled ‘Sport, Media and Identity in France and the Francophone World’ that I co-edited. View article abstract.
  • Co-edited and co-authored introduction of special edition of Contemporary French Civilization 39:1 (2014) on the theme of ‘Writing and Conceptualizing French Sport’. View table of contents.
  • ‘Lil Maaz’s Mange du kebab: challenging clichés or serving up stereotypes for mass consumption online?’, in Music, Culture and Identity in the Muslim World: Performance, Politics and Piety, ed. by Kamal Salhi (Abingdon: Routledge, 2013), pp. 261–280. For more information on this book, click here.
  • ‘(Re-)presenting Islam: A comparative study of groups of comedians in the United States of America and France’, Performing Islam, 2:1 (2013): 89–104. View article abstract.
  • ‘French Cinema’s Representations of Enforced Return Migration’, in Coming Home? Volume 2: Conflict and Postcolonial Return Migration in the Context of France and North Africa, 1962–2009, ed. by Sharif Gemie and Scott Soo (Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2013), pp. 110–128. For more information on this book, click here.
  • Cinema and the Republic: Filming on the Margins in Contemporary France (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2013). For more information on this book, click here.
  • ‘Kamini’s Rural Rap: a study of minority identities, new media and music’, Contemporary French Civilization, 36:1–2 (2011): 127–140. View article abstract.
  • ‘Representations of war: from the New Wave to the New Millennium’, Journal of War and Cultural Studies, 2(1): 81-91 (2009). View article abstract.
  • ‘Not So ‘Far From Vietnam’’, in Anne-Marie Obajtek Kirkwood and Ernest A. Hakanen (eds.) Signs of War: From Patriotism to Dissent, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007 (link).
  • ‘La Ballade des sans-papiers: dix ans après’, French Studies Bulletin, autumn 2007, 28: 64-67.  Based on interview with Mogniss Abdallah, founder of IM’Média (French press agency specialising in issues concerning immigration and urban culture). View extract of this article.
  • ‘Football, Race and the Republic: A Study of Reactions to France’s 1998 World Cup Victory’, Leisure Studies Association Newsletter, 78 (November 2007).
  • ‘Citizenship and Belonging in Suburban France: the Music of Zebda’.  ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies, 7(2) (May 2008) (link).

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