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Gaming the world
Andrei S. Markovits

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Gaming the world
how sports are reshaping global politics and culture
Andrei S. Markovits & Lars Rensmann

Published 2010 by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Going global : sports, politics, and identities
The emergence of global arenas : mapping the globalization of sports cultures between cosmopolitanism, nationalism, and localism
The transatlantic transfer of sports and their cultures : institutionalization and diffusion
A silent "feminization" of global sports cultures? women as soccer players in Europe and America
A counter-cosmopolitan backlash? the politics of exclusion, racism, and violence in European and American sports cultures
The limits of globalization : local identity and college sports' uniquely American symbiosis of academics and athletics.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
306.483
Library of Congress
GV706.35 .M3525 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
xi, 345 p. ;
Number of pages
345

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24383318M
ISBN 10
069113751X
ISBN 13
9780691137513
LC Control Number
2010006187
OCLC/WorldCat
466343266

History

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