Sport in Society, Volume 24, 2021, Issue 11 | Sport and Nationalism: Theoretical Perspectives


Editorial: Sport, nationalism, and the importance of theory
Stuart Whigham
Pages: 1839-1848 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2021.1969072


Sport, British national identities and the land: reflections on primordialism
Alan Bairner & Anthony May
Pages: 1849-1862 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2021.1887142

Soccer, the Saarland, and statehood: win, loss, and cultural reunification in post-war Europe
Alec S. Hurley
Pages: 1863-1877 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2021.1902992

Challenges and complexities of imagining nationhood: the case of Hong Kong’s naturalized footballers
Andy Chiu
Pages: 1878-1892 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2021.1944116

Banal Europeanism? Europeanisation of football and the enhabitation of a Europeanised football fandom
Regina Weber
Pages: 1893-1909 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2021.1893697

Open Access
Norbert Elias’s concept of the ‘drag-effect’: implications for the study of the relationship between national identity and sport
Tom Gibbons
Pages: 1910-1923 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2021.1900119

Open Access
’I am German when we win, but I am an immigrant when we lose’. Theorising on the deservedness of migrants in international football, using the case of Mesut Özil
Gijs van Campenhout & Henk van Houtum
Pages: 1924-1940 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2020.1865314

Building American Supermen? Bernarr MacFadden, Benito Mussolini and American fascism in the 1930s
Ryan Murtha, Conor Heffernan & Thomas Hunt
Pages: 1941-1955 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2020.1865313

Sport and the ‘national Thing’: exploring sport’s emotive significance
Jack Black
Pages: 1956-1970 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2020.1865928

Everyday bordering. Theoretical perspectives on national ‘others’ in sport and leisure time physical activity
Sine Agergaard & Verena Lenneis
Pages: 1971-1986 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2021.1904904

Analysing British Asian national sporting affiliations post-London 2012
Alison Forbes
Pages: 1987-2001 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2021.1966416

Hegemony, domination and opposition: Fluctuating Korean nationalist politics at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang
Jung Woo Lee
Pages: 2002-2018 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2021.1883588

‘Team New Zealand’ races in the global America’s Cup yachting series but overtly manufactures nationalistic links between the corporate sport, syndicate and nation.

They are not ‘Team New Zealand’ or the ‘New Zealand’ Warriors! An exploration of pseudo-nationalism in New Zealand sporting franchises
Damion Sturm, Tom Kavanagh & Robert E. Rinehart
Pages: 2019-2035 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2021.1957835

Nation as a product of resistance: introducing post-foundational discourse analysis in research on ultras’ nationalism
Mateusz Grodecki
Pages: 2036-2049 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2020.1865927

Guerrilla patriotism and mnemonic wars: cursed soldiers as role models for football fans in Poland
Przemysław Nosal, Radosław Kossakowski & Wojciech Woźniak
Pages: 2050-2065 | DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2021.1892644

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