Ultras. The passion and performance of contemporary football fandom. (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Ultras. The passion and performance of contemporary football fandom.

Author: Mark Doidge; Radoslaw Kossakowski; Svenja-Maria Mintert
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ultras have become the most dominant style of football fandom in the world having spread from Southern Europe across North Africa to Northern and Eastern Europe, SE Asia and North America. This book argues that ultras are an important site of enquiry into understanding contemporary society. They are a passionate, politically engaged collective that base their identity around a form of consumption (football) that  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Doidge; Radoslaw Kossakowski; Svenja-Maria Mintert
ISBN: 9781526127624 1526127628
OCLC Number: 1129256849
Description: 240 pages
Contents: Introduction1 The ultras' performance2 It's only a game? Centralising emotions in football fandom 3 The formation of the ultras 4 Social media as a space of continuous performance5 Ultras and the performance of gender 6 Violence and the world of the ultras7 Ultras and politicsThe ultras: a conclusionReferencesIndex -- .
Responsibility: Mark Doidge; Radoslaw Kossakowski; Svenja-Maria Mintert.

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Ultras are the most prominent form of football fandom in the 21st century, from their origins in Italy in the 1960s, this style of fandom has spread across Europe and then across the globe. This book  Read more...

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