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England and the 1966 World CupA Cultural History

England and the 1966 World Cup: A Cultural History

John Hughson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096150
eISBN:
9781526115331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096150.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This book considers the 1966 World Cup as a key ‘moment of modernity’ in England’s post-war history. The World Cup is examined within the complexity of the cultural, social and political change of ... More

Mega-Events and Social ChangeSpectacle, Legacy and Public Culture

Mega-Events and Social Change: Spectacle, Legacy and Public Culture

Maurice Roche

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117083
eISBN:
9781526128416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117083.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This book analyses the biggest, most spectacular and at times most controversial types of events, namely ‘mega-events’, and particularly recent Olympics and Expos. In this respect it builds on the ... More

Sport and diplomacyGames within games

Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Simon Rofe (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The purpose of this book is to critically enhance the appreciation of Diplomacy and Sport in global affairs from the perspective of practitioners and scholars. The book will make an important new ... More

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