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FIFA and the contest for world football : who rules the people's game?

Author: John Peter Sugden; Alan Tomlinson; Fédération internationale de football association.
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Polity Press ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishers, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first systematized analysis of FIFA and of the politics of world football. Much of the material is based on original research and is drawn from unique interviews and never-cited documentary  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Peter Sugden; Alan Tomlinson; Fédération internationale de football association.
ISBN: 0745616607 9780745616605 0745616615 9780745616612
OCLC Number: 38132661
Description: x, 294 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: FIFA and the contest for world football --
an interpretive and conceptual framework --
pt. I. FIFA and its Expanding Football Family: Background and Context. 2. FIFA, Europe and South America: foundations and contradictions in the football family. 3. FIFA: an organizational and institutional analysis. 4. FIFA and its partners: media and markets. 5. FIFA's World Cup Finals: getting the event --
pt. II. FIFA and the Collapse of Empire. 6. FIFA and Africa. 7. FIFA and Asia. 8. FIFA and the former Soviet Union. 9. FIFA's final frontier: USA '94. 10. Conclusion: who rules the peoples' game? --
Afterword: FIFA and the Future of World Football --
App. VISION for the Future Governance of Football.
Other Titles: Fédération internationale de football association & the contest for world football
Responsibility: John Sugden and Alan Tomlinson.

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