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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
  7. New Tactics: Contemporary Players

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. John Nauright
      Pages 189-200
    3. Matti Goksøyr, Hans Hognestad
      Pages 201-210
    4. Detlev Zwick, David L. Andrews
      Pages 211-222
    5. Haruo Nogawa, Hiroko Maeda
      Pages 223-233
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 234-259

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

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