Games Without Frontiers

byJoe Kennedy

Paperback | August 16, 2016

Games Without Frontiers by Joe Kennedy
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Is soccer inherently political? What does soccer actually mean today? Games Without Frontiers seeks force us to think about what we mean when we say 'soccer'. Along the way, it skewers media cliches about footballers and fans, considers the sport's implications for radical politics and aesthetics, and situates the 'working-man's game' in relation to twenty-first century discussions of political authenticity. Written half as a travelogue, this book seeks to protect football from some of its would-be saviors without ever losing sight of what it means to have a fan's investment in the game.
Title:Games Without FrontiersFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:300 pages, 7.8 X 5 X 0.3 inShipping dimensions:300 pages, 7.8 X 5 X 0.3 inPublished:August 16, 2016Publisher:Watkins MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1910924245

ISBN - 13:9781910924242

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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