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Another book about football hooliganism – is that really necessary?

In Legal Responses to Football “Hooliganism” in Europe (TMC Asser) contributions from England, Wales, Germany, France, Greece, Netherlands, Austria and Ukraine are collected by editors Anastassia Tsoukala, Geoff Pearson & Peter T.M. Coenen. Aage Radmann, well versed in this field, is very impressed by some contributions and the whole book is, to him, important.

Enter the carnival football fan

A new book by Geoff Pearson, An ethnography of English football fans: Cans, cops and carnivals, provides a fresh perspective on English football fandom, and Lise Joern, who is a notable scholar in the field, welcomes this new turn in supporter studies.