Football Culture: Local Conflicts, Global Visions [NOOK Book]

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These essays provide a critical investigation of football cultures, examining local and national impacts of the game's new millennial order over five continents.

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Football Culture: Local Conflicts, Global Visions

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Overview

These essays provide a critical investigation of football cultures, examining local and national impacts of the game's new millennial order over five continents.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136330353
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/11/2013
  • Series: Sport in the Global Society
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 320
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Foreword
Prologue: Local Contests and Global Visions - Sporting Difference and International Change 1
1 A Tale of Two Tribes: Expressive Fandom in Australian Soccer's A-League 10
2 Contextualizing Suburban Soccer: Consumer Culture, Lifestyle Differentiation and Suburban America 31
3 Scottish Myopia and Global Prejudices 54
4 Football in Cameroon: A Vehicle for the Expansion and Contraction of Identity 100
5 Football and Fatherland: The Crisis of National Representation in Argentinian Soccer 118
6 Built by the Two Varelas: The Rise and Fall of Football Culture and National Identity in Uruguay 134
7 The Production of a Media Epic: Germany v. Italy Football Matches 155
8 Fanatical Football Chants: Creating and Controlling the Carnival 173
9 Soccer in Japan: Is Wa All You Need? 212
10 French Football after the 1998 World Cup: The State and the Modernity of Football 230
Epilogue: Old Visions, Old Issues - New Horizons, New Openings? Change, Continuity and other Contradictions in World Football 256
Select Bibliography 283
Notes on Contributors 291
Abstracts 294
Index 301
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