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Soccer

  • By: Laurent Dubois
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Soccer, known by various versions of the word football in most of the world, is a global contemporary cultural phenomenon. Since its standardization in the late 19th century in England, the sport has traveled with remarkable verve and speed, anchoring itself ...

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