Violence and Racism in Football Politics and Cultural Conflict in British Society, 1968-1998

Title

Violence and Racism in Football Politics and Cultural Conflict in British Society, 1968-1998

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Description

This study, based on government records, newspaper articles and fanzines, explores the complex interaction between politicians, police and the perpetrators of football violence. Bebber looks at how successive governments tried to impose law and order on football ‘hooligans’, whilst inadvertently escalating the violence. [From Amazon.com]

ISBN

9781138661806

Publication Date

2012

Publisher

Pickering & Chatto

City

London

Keywords

Great Britain, Racism in sports, Soccer, Soccer hooliganism, Violence

Disciplines

Cultural History | European History | Race and Ethnicity | Social History | Sports Studies