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

User Review  - Brent - Goodreads

Just finished a highly entertaining book about how soccer incorporates aspects of globalization. From Nigerians in Ukraine, to an English team without a single royal subject in its lineup, from ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Reese - Goodreads

I'm already so enamored of this book for its large-writ-small/small-writ-large approach, and I'm not out of the first two chapters yet! I have to love a book that talks about the groady crows that ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Patrick - Goodreads

An interesting take on the modern history of football and its future in an increasingly globalized political-economy, for better or worse. Although Foer fails to present any clear political framework ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Patrick - Goodreads

An interesting take on the modern history of football and its future in an increasingly globalized political-economy, for better or worse. Although Foer fails to present any clear political framework ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Yofish - Goodreads

It's sort of tongue-in-cheek about 'explains the world.' But he goes around the world, one country per chapter, and exlains (some of) the soccer culture in that country. I certainly learned a lot ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Dave Lanser - Goodreads

For any soccer fan, this is an incredibly interesting perspective on globalization. Great source for rousing up intelligent arguments at the local soccer bar on a Saturday morning with Manchester United or Chelsea fans that don't know a thing about the game. Go Arsenal. Read full review

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

User Review  - Jon - Goodreads

Interesting book on how soccer can influence all things. It is a good representation of how a sport has filtered into every aspect of the living around the world. Good book. Very intriguing. Read full review

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

User Review  - Héctor - Goodreads

A great book showing us the pervading nature of soccer in all aspects of human life; this is truly the only international sport. Read full review

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

User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

I am a football fanatic, this is just a fact of my life. Thus, being a child of globalization, the fact that an author looked at Globalization through the lens of football is amazing. It was really interesting to see the interplay of sports and politics. Loved this book. Read full review

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

User Review  - Vicky - Goodreads

there's a lot more to soccer than just the game. to so many people, it's basically a religion Read full review


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