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Author Markovits, Andrei S.

Title Gaming the world : how sports are reshaping global politics and culture / Andrei S. Markovits & Lars Rensmann
Published Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2010]


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Description xi, 345 pages ; 25 cm
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject 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.
Author Rensmann, Lars.
LC no. 2010006187
ISBN 9780691137513 (hardcover : alk. paper)
069113751X (hardcover : alk. paper)