Football's Dark Side: Corruption, Homophobia, Violence and Racism in the Beautiful Game

Football's Dark Side: Corruption, Homophobia, Violence and Racism in the Beautiful Game

by Ellis Cashmore, Jamie Cleland
     
 

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Association football is the richest, most popular sport in history with a multicultural global following. It is also riven with corruption, racism, homophobia and a violence that has for decades resisted all attempts to tame it. Cashmore and Cleland examine football's dark side: the unpleasant, sleazy and downright nasty aspects of the sport.

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Association football is the richest, most popular sport in history with a multicultural global following. It is also riven with corruption, racism, homophobia and a violence that has for decades resisted all attempts to tame it. Cashmore and Cleland examine football's dark side: the unpleasant, sleazy and downright nasty aspects of the sport.

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ISBN-13:
9781137371287
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
05/02/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
112
File size:
0 MB

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