How Soccer Explains The World
An Unlikely Theory Of Globalization
ISBN10: 0060731427 ISBN13: 9780060731427 Publisher: Harpercollins Published: Jul 1 2005 Pages: 261 Weight: 0.65lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.00" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
Casting soccer as a metaphor representative of today's world issues, an analysis of the sport's reflection of history as well as its modern influence identifies commonalities between tribalism and globalization, explaining how such factors as terrorism, poverty, racism, and religion contribute to how the game is played today. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.