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Markovits, Andrei S
Gaming the world : how sports are reshaping global politics and culture / Andrei S. Markovits & Lars Rensmann
Alternate Title How sports are reshaping global politics and culture
Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  GV706.35 .M3525 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Sports and globalization -- Europe
Sports and globalization -- United States
Nationalism and sports -- Europe
Nationalism and sports -- United States
Sports -- Political aspects -- Europe
Sports -- Political aspects -- United States
Physical Description xi, 345 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Alternate Author Rensmann, Lars

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