Football Cultures and Identities

  • Gary Armstrong
  • Richard Giulianotti

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Gary Armstrong, Richard Giulianotti
      Pages 3-11
  3. The Old World Superpowers: Veteran Players

  4. Glory and Innovation: Pre-eminent Players

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 65-65
    2. Torbjörn Andersson, Aage Radmann
      Pages 67-76
    3. José Sergio Leite Lopes
      Pages 86-95
  5. Waiting in the Wings: Marginal Players

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. Gary Armstrong, Jon P. Mitchell
      Pages 99-116
    3. Freek Colombijn
      Pages 126-138
  6. Contested Decisions: Disunited Players

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 139-139
    2. Alan Bairner, Peter Shirlow
      Pages 152-163

About this book

Introduction

The game of football has played a key role in shaping and cementing senses of national identity throughout the world. Aware that the game may afford a space for expressing protest, groups may attempt to harness the forces of populist nationalism. This book examines football in 18 countries.

Keywords

culture Generation identity innovation knowledge Nation national identity nationalism politics Sport sports violence

Editors and affiliations

  • Gary Armstrong
    • 1
  • Richard Giulianotti
    • 2
  1. 1.University of ReadingEngland
  2. 2.University of AberdeenScotland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230378896
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1999
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-73010-2
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-37889-6
  • About this book