Football, Nationality and the State (BOK)

Vic Duke, Liz Crolley

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Football, Nationality and the State examines the complex and ever-changing relationship between football (its development and structure), nationality and the state. Divided into two parts the book first deals with the existence of more than one football nation within the same political state. Using international comparisons the authors argue that these divisions may result from football's early history and development, regional movements for independence, or the growth of a language cleavage. The second part of the book goes on to examine the structure of football as an extension, or reflection, of the structure of the state. Resulting structures include the imposition of state socialism on sport, the presence of democratic politics in the organisation of football clubs and the links between big business and football.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1996 Forfatter Liz Crolley, Vic Duke
Taylor & Francis
ISBN 9780582293069
Antall sider 176 Dimensjoner 13,8cm x 21,6cm x 0,1cm
Vekt 494 gram Emner og form Football (Soccer, Association football), Anthropology, Sociology: sport & leisure, Nationalism, Constitution: government & the state, Social groups