By Wolfram Manzenreiter,Georg Spitaler
Over the prior decade, ecu soccer has obvious large adjustments impacting upon its overseas framework in addition to neighborhood traditions and nationwide associations. tactics of Europeanization within the fields of economic system and politics supplied the heritage for alterations of the construction and intake of soccer on a transnational scale. during such rearrangements, soccer tournaments just like the UEFA Championship or the ecu Champions League changed into mega-events and media spectacles attracting ever-growing audiences. The event of partaking in those occasions deals the various only a few events for the show and embodiment of identities inside of a eu context.
This quantity takes the 2008 EUROs hosted by means of Austria and Switzerland as a case research to research the political and cultural value of the event from a multidisciplinary attitude. What are the specific good points and spatial preparations of a UEFAesque Europe, compared to replacement probabilities of a Europe? Situating the game event among interpretations of collective eu ritual and ecu spectacle, the main examine query will ask what sort of Europe used to be represented within the cultural, political and financial manifestations of the 2008 EUROs.
This e-book used to be released as a unique factor of Soccer and Society.
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Governance, Citizenship and the New European Football Championships: The European Spectacle (Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives) by Wolfram Manzenreiter,Georg Spitaler