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Title A game of two halves : football, television, and globalisation / Cornel Sandvoss.
Imprint London : New York : Routledge, 2003.


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Description 1 online resource (xii, 212 pages) : illustrations
Series Comedia
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-204) and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Soccer -- Social aspects.
Television and sports.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Chapter 1 Introduction -- Football and modernity -- part PART I Football fandom and consumption -- chapter 2 Fan practices and consumption -- chapter 3 Fandom, identity and self-reflection -- chapter Summary to Part I -- part PART II The social and cultural diffusion of football -- chapter 4 The politics of football -- Fandom and the public sphere -- chapter 5 Football and cultural globalization -- chapter Summary to Part II -- part PART III Football and postmodernity -- chapter 6 Football, formal rationality and standardization -- chapter 7 Television, football and hyperreality -- chapter Summary to Part III -- chapter 8 Conclusion -- chapter Method and research.
Summary Cornel Sandvoss considers football's relationship with television, transnational capitalism and the importance of football fandom in forming social and cultural identities to present football as a reflection of postmodern culture and globalization.
Other Title Print version: Sandvoss, Cornel. Game of two halves. London : New York : Routledge, 2003