Soccer & Society, Volume 21, 2020, Issue 7


Research Articles

The Black Swan of elite football: the case of Iceland
Vidar Halldorsson
Pages: 711-724 | DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2019.1710491

Open Access
Political socialization and the coach-created educational environment of competitive games: the case of grassroots youth soccer in Sweden
Erik Johan Anders Andersson
Pages: 725-740 | DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2019.1711063

Race, ethnicity, and class issues in Fiji soccer 1980-2015
Kieran James & Yogesh Nadan
Pages: 741-761 | DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2020.1742706

‘I’d like to think I’m a good referee’: discourses of ability and the subjectivity of the female soccer referee in Ontario (Canada)
Kamiel Reid & Christine Dallaire
Pages: 762-777 | DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2020.1742705

Overcoming American exceptionalism and media antipathy via the digital pitch: soccer, attitudinal change, and video game play
Jeffrey W. Kassing
Pages: 778-787 | DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2020.1746282

A curious case of failing sports diplomacy in the early cold war: the mediterranean friendship tournament (1949)
Gözde Emen Gökatalay
Pages: 788-801 | DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2020.1746650

A comparative study of corporate social responsibility in English and German professional football
Johannes Jäger & Matthias Fifka
Pages: 802-820 | DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2020.1749052

Game of hope; game of addiction: rising football betting among Nigerian youths and its implications for peace, security and stability
Saheed Babajide Owonikoko
Pages: 821-833 | DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2020.1753710

Book reviews

The game that never happened: the vanishing history of soccer in Australia
by Ian Syson, Bannockburn, Sports and Editorial Services Australia, 2018, xi + 180 pp., $29.95 (paperback), ISBN 978-0-9946019-3-3
Dilwyn Porter
Pages: 834-835 | DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2019.1687140

Football, fandom and consumption
by O. Brooks, London, Routledge, 2019, 160 pp., £115 (hardback), ISBN:0367142651
Michael Skey
Pages: 835-838 | DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2019.1687148

The Aesthetics, Poetics and Rhetoric of Soccer
edited by Ridvan Askin, Catherine Diederich and Aline Bieri, London and New York, Routledge, 2018, 296 pp., £115 (Hardcover), ISBN: 978-0-8153-8573-8
Avipshu Halder
Pages: 838-840 | DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2019.1694235

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