Gaming the World How Sports Are Re-Shaping Global Politics and Culture

ISBN-10: 069113751X

ISBN-13: 9780691137513

Edition: 2010

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List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 7/9/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 360
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction: 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
List of Acronyms
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