Fifa and the Contest for World Football: Who Rules the Peoples' Game?

Alan Tomlinson (Author) John Sugden (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$93.50
Publisher
Polity Press
Publish Date
June 29, 1998
Pages
304
Dimensions
6.24 X 1.12 X 9.29 inches | 1.36 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780745616605
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About the Author

John Sugden is Reader in the Sociology of Sport, and Alan Tomlinson is Professor in Sport and Leisure Studies, both at the University of Brighton.

Reviews

"I feel quite convinced that your book will arouse the interest of many readers and I have no hesitation in congratulating you in advance on its success." Dr Joao Havelange, FIFA President


"An academic study, but a gripping one, because the story they tell is an extraordinary one. Independent Sunday Magazine

"Insightful..." Total Sport

"Interesting and extremely well-researched study of the history and workings of this shadowy organization..." When Saturday Comes

"A fact-filled study of the history, ambitions and motives of the organisation behind the world's most popular sport. Highlights include chapters on Fifa's role in the choice of the host nation and their influence over television coverage and commentators." Independent on Sunday