Overview:The Containment of Soccer in Australia: Fencing Off the World Game - According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, outdoor soccer was the second most popular organized sport for Australian children after swimming. It far outstripped the popularity of the three other football codes that are played in Australia - rugby league, rugby union and Australian Rules football.Yet the soccer participation phenomenon in Australia is matched neither by the media coverage of the game in these countries, nor by the academic interest in the game. With a few notable exceptions in academic sports history, the game of soccer remains understudied in comparison with the other football codes. And, apart from some interest that is generated by World Cup campaigns, the media coverage of soccer is largely marginalized, and becomes most emphasized when reporting on aspects of 'hooligan' crowd behaviour. This book investigates some of the ways that soccer has been maintained as marginal to Australian identity, and why the sport remains vitally important to some marginalized groups within these communities. This book was previously published as a special issue of Sport in Society.

This book is on page /0fb06c92acf561788291222b8bb2eff7/book/1603725649-9781138880580. It was written by the following authors: John E. Hughson, Christopher J. Hallinan. Book The Containment of Soccer in Australia: Fencing Off the World Game, which can be read online, published by the company: Taylor & Francis Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Education, Politics, Society, Sports Books. The book was published on 2015-04-10 00:00:00. It has 168 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 295 g. File for download The Containment of Soccer in Australia: Fencing Off the World Game has PDF format and is called the-containment-of-soccer-in-australia-fencing-off-the-world-game.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our poumm.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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