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User Review  - Othemts - LibraryThing

Foer’s thematic essays take on many aspects of the beautiful game and much of the ugliness that manifests itself or attaches itself to sport as a way of exploring globalization. Each of the essays is ... Read full review

Review: How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization

User Review  - Brendan - Goodreads

Okay, the title is a bit of an overstatement--How Soccer Mirrors the Societies In Which It Takes Place miht be a more accurate, if substantially less catchy title. Still, this is a very readable ... Read full review

Review: How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization

User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

Ridiculously enlightening. And I feel like I can get into more in depth arguments with guys at bars about Real Madrid now. A win-win-win situation. Read full review

Review: How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization

User Review  - Nicole - Goodreads

How often do I get to combine two of my interests (soccer and sociology) into one reading experience? Nothing terribly profound, but it was interesting to see how soccer affects different societies ... Read full review

Review: How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization

User Review  - Kurt - Goodreads

Fantastic essays Read full review

Review: How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization

User Review  - Erin - Goodreads

Although the author refers to the game as soccer, when, let´s be honest, it´s football, this is an entertaining read. Not to mention his favorite team is Barça, which earned him at least an extra star or two... Read full review

Review: How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization

User Review  - Courtney Gewitz - Goodreads

I don't follow soccer and do not know much about it, but I thought there were some interesting ideas in this book. Read full review

Review: How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization

User Review  - Scott Heinrich - Goodreads

Pretty quick read. Interesting. Not the greatest writing in the world but interesting stories Read full review

Review: How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization

User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

This is a most unlikely melding of soccer (my second favorite outdoors recreation) and political theory of globalization. The discussion of the "hooligans" from the various cities and countries is ... Read full review

Review: How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization

User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

An interesting take on the international role of soccer. Its less about globalization and more about using soccer to explain some aspect of a country's culture. It has a personal touch from the authors perspective/own experiences and is pretty enjoyable, especially if you like soccer. Read full review


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