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1910924245
Paperback:Games without frontiers:2016 Games without frontiers
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Author: Kennedy
Publication year: 2016
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Classification: 306.483
Publisher: Repeater
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781910924242 1910924245
Description:
Is soccer inherently political? What does soccer actually mean today? 'Games Without Frontiers' forces us to think about what we mean when we say 'soccer'. Along the way, it skewers media cliches about footballers and fans, considers the sport's implications for radical politics and aesthetics, and situates the 'working-man's game' in relation to twenty-first century discussions of political authenticity. Written half as a travelogue, this book seeks to protect football from some of its would-be saviours without ever losing sight
Additional information: 131 pages, 20 cm
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