By Vidar Halldorsson
Iceland is a tiny Nordic kingdom with a inhabitants of simply 330,000 and no expert activities leagues, and but its football, basketball and handball groups have all certified for significant overseas tournaments in recent times. This attention-grabbing examine argues that staff recreation luck is culturally produced and that during order to appreciate collective success we need to think of the socio-cultural context.
Based on extraordinary entry to key team of workers, together with best coaches, athletes and directors, the publication explores Icelandic cultural capital as an element in carrying luck, from traditions of expertise, aggressive play and teamwork to overseas labour migration and information move. the 1st publication to concentration in particular at the socio-cultural features of a small nation’s overseas carrying luck, this is often an unique and illuminating contribution to the research of the sociology of sport.
Sport in Iceland: How small countries in achieving foreign success is interesting analyzing for workforce game fanatics, coaches, managers and organisers, in addition to for any pupil or student with an curiosity within the sociology of recreation, strategic activities improvement, activities coverage or activities management.
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Sport in Iceland: How Small Nations Achieve International Success (Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society) by Vidar Halldorsson