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An ethnography of English football fans : cans, cops and carnivals

Author: Geoffrey Pearson
Publisher: Manchester Manchester University Press 2014
Series: New ethnographies
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats

Ethnographic account of English football fans who travel home and away following their team, based on sixteen years' participant observation -- .


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Pearson
ISBN: 9780719087219 071908721X 9780719095405 0719095409
OCLC Number: 964456048
Accession No: (DE-604)BV043791209
Description: xii, 201 pages
Contents: 1. Introduction2. Ethnography: theory, method and practice 3. The football carnival 4. Identity and expression 5. Fans or hooligans? 6. Authority and social control 7. Alcohol and the effectiveness of alcohol controls 8. Attitudes to gender, sexuality, race and disability 9. The impact of technology 10. Conclusions ReferencesIndex -- .
Series Title: New ethnographies
Responsibility: Geoff Pearson.


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"...Pearson has provided us with a much needed fresh perspective on football fan research. It should become a leading text in the field. There are three excellent participation observation studies Read more...

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