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

User Review  - Jonathan - Goodreads

A very interesting read. I liked it. The author takes us on a journey around the globe looking at soccer and how it interacts or relates to certain regions, peoples, nations, and events. Mr. Foer ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Cory - Goodreads

A great little book of essays that makes you wonder why there aren't more like it, even if some of the observations smack of tourism. I dream of more books like this but suspect they are hard to ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Ben - Goodreads

Very interesting, but very heady sociological read. There's a lot of good insight into the behind-the-scenes of the soccer world. Ever wanted to know why hooliganism exists? Or how Franco's regime ... Read full review

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  - 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


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