Games Without Frontiers download free [PDF and Ebook] by Joe Kennedy

Games Without Frontiers download free [PDF and Ebook] by Joe Kennedy year 2016
  • Book name: Games Without Frontiers
  • Author: Joe Kennedy
  • Release date: 2016/5/23
  • Publisher: WATKINS MEDIA
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Sports
  • ISBN: 9781910924242
  • Rating: 7.04 of 10
  • Votes: 179
  • Review by: Kairi Neil
  • Review rating: 9.2 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/28
  • Total pages: 300
  • Includes a PDF summary of 36 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Football, we're told frequently, is in a state of crisis. A microcosm of late capitalism's free-for-all, it has become almost dystopian in its commodification, and its working-class constituency have become thoroughly alienated from the sport they grew up believing was a birthright. Games Without Frontiers seeks to interrogate this perspective by forcing us to think about what we mean when we say 'football'. 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 saviours without ever losing sight of what it means to have a fan's investment in the game.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 20H45M
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Football (Soccer, Association Football), Sports Books, Popular Culture
  • Available formats: OEB, EPUB, DOC, TCR, TXT, RTF, WORD, PDF. Compressed in BZ, CBZ, RPM, RAR, ZIP, AZW3, TBZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 10.24 USD
  • Dimensions: 128x198x10.16mm
  • Weight: 136.08g
  • Printed by: Repeater Books
  • Published in: United Kingdom
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