This book explores the key issues of racism, anti-racism and identity in British football. It relates the history of black players in the game, analyses the racism they have experienced, and evaluates the efficacy of anti-racist campaigns. The efficacy of the policing of racism is also assessed. The nationalism and xenophobia evident in much of the media's coverage of major tournaments is highlighted in the context of the way that English, Scottish and Welsh identities are constructed within British football.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan ISBN: 9780333964224 Number of pages: 223 Weight: 302 g Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 13 mm
'Brilliantly researched and a must for anyone who really wants to get to grips with the facts. Every library should have one.' - Garth Crooks
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