Overview:Soccer and Disaster: International Perspectives - Sport in the Global Society - The word disaster is much used in the world of soccer - conceding a penalty, a sending off, an untimely defeat. Comparing these with real life disasters puts things into perspective and the results of the games become insignificant. Soccer is not more important than life or death!For the first time, real life tragedies in the world of soccer are explored in one volume. From the loss of life of talented young players in the Munich and Zambian air disasters to fatal overcrowding at Hillsborough and Moscow. During the history of the game, fans and players alike have been the victims of negligence, complacency and misfortune. The causes, consequences and legacies of these and other disasters are examined in this book that reveals frightening parallels and important lessons.A powerful book suitable for students of sociology, sports studies and social history.This volume was previously published as a special issue of the journal Sport in the Global Society.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725641-9780714682891. It was written by the following authors: Paul Darby, Martin Johnes, Gavin Mellor. Book Soccer and Disaster: International Perspectives - Sport in the Global Society, which can be read online, published by the company: Taylor & Francis Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Finance, Sports Books, Business, Law. The book was published on 2005-06-01 00:00:00. It has 208 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 340 g. File for download Soccer and Disaster: International Perspectives - Sport in the Global Society has PDF format and is called soccer-and-disaster-international-perspectives-sport-in-the-global-society.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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