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Fanatics - Power, Identity and Fandom in Football (Hardcover) Loot Price: R3,097
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Fanatics - Power, Identity and Fandom in Football (Hardcover): Adam Brown

Fanatics - Power, Identity and Fandom in Football (Hardcover)

Adam Brown

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While football has never been more popular, the rapidly-changing cultures of its supporters take an ever greater variety of forms, from the New Lad culture which produced "Three Lions" and "Fantasy Football" to the extremist "ultras" in Italy. Embracing studies of fandom across Europe, this text tackles questions of power, national and regional identities, race and racism, highlighting the changing role of fans in the game. From the "fast painters" of Denmark to the "Sonvolti" of Italy, the book puts Europe's fans centre stage. The opening section deals with issues of power at all levels in the game, from the floating of UK clubs on the Stock Exchange to supporters' demands for greater democracy. Focusing on the issue of racism in British and Italian football, the second section examines the take-over of Partick Thistle and offers a critical account of Euro '96, while the third examines the way national identities are represented in sports coverage. Later chapters focus on the idea of football as the British "national" sport and consider the particular national, religious and club identities of Scottish and Irish fans, while the final section examines the role of the law in regulat

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Imprint: Routledge
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: June 1998
First published: 1998
Editors: Adam Brown
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 25mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 312
ISBN-13: 978-0-415-18103-7
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > General
Books > Reference & Interdisciplinary > Interdisciplinary studies > Cultural studies > General
Books > Sport & Leisure > Sports & outdoor recreation > Ball games > Football (Soccer, Association football) > General
LSN: 0-415-18103-8
Barcode: 9780415181037

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