The Resource Soccer vs. the state : tackling football and radical politics, Gabriel Kuhn., (ebook)

Soccer vs. the state : tackling football and radical politics, Gabriel Kuhn., (ebook)

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Soccer vs. the state : tackling football and radical politics
Title
Soccer vs. the state
Title remainder
tackling football and radical politics
Statement of responsibility
Gabriel Kuhn.
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Language
eng
Summary
Soccer has turned into a multi-billion-dollar industry. Professionalism and commercialization dominate its global image. Yet the game retains a rebellious side, maybe more so than any other sport co-opted by money makers and corrupt politicians. From its roots in working-class England to political protests by players and fans, and a current radical soccer underground, the notion of football as the "people's game" has been kept alive by numerous individuals, teams, and communities. This book not only traces this history, but also reflects on common criticisms: soccer ferments nationalism, serves right-wing powers, and fosters competitiveness. Acknowledging these concerns, alternative perspectives on the game are explored, down to practical examples of egalitarian DIY soccer! Soccer vs. the State serves both as an orientation for the politically conscious football supporter and as an inspiration for those who try to pursue the love of the game away from televisions and big stadiums, bringing it to back alleys and muddy pastures. This second edition has been expanded to cover events of recent years, including the involvement of soccer fans in the Middle Eastern uprisings of 2011-2013, the FIFA scandal of 2015, and the 2017 strike by the Danish women's team
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Kuhn, Gabriel
Dewey number
306.4830941
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Soccer
  • Soccer
  • Soccer
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Soccer vs. the state : tackling football and radical politics, Gabriel Kuhn., (ebook)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781629635897
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
Publisher number
MWT12315750
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remote
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MWT12315750
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Soccer vs. the state : tackling football and radical politics, Gabriel Kuhn., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781629635897
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12315750
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12315750
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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