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Football Fandom and Consumption Modern football is an industry and capitalism is its engine However this book argues for a nuanced understanding of contemporary football culture and the self identity of football fansDrawing on original ethnographic research conducted with fans at all levels from international to lower league the book explores the tensions between fans as consumers and 'traditional' football cultures arguing that modern football fans are able to negotiate the discourses of capitalism and tradition operating upon them to enact their own power and identity within football cultureFeaturing case studies of Norwich City MK Dons and Chelsea fans this is fascinating reading for anybody with an interest in sport and society or cultural studies

  • ebook
  • 160 pages
  • Football Fandom and Consumption
  • Oliver Brooks
  • 22 November 2016
  • 9780429630804

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