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Gaming the world : how sports are reshaping global politics and culture /

Main Author: Markovits, Andrei S.
Other Authors: Rensmann, Lars.
Format: Book
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2010.
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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.