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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Andrei S Markovits; Lars Rensmann
|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.
|Responsibility:||Andrei S. Markovits & Lars Rensmann.|
One of Financial Times (FT.com)'s Books of the Year in Nonfiction Round-Up in the Sports list for 2010 "This book is a valuable contribution to the burgeoning study of sport in a global
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