Football hooliganism as a transnational phenomenon: Past and present analysis: A critique – More specificity and less generality

@article{Spaaij2007FootballHA,
  title={Football hooliganism as a transnational phenomenon: Past and present analysis: A critique – More specificity and less generality},
  author={Ramon Spaaij},
  journal={The International Journal of the History of Sport},
  year={2007},
  volume={24},
  pages={411 - 431}
}
  • Ramon Spaaij
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • The International Journal of the History of Sport
  • Despite the ongoing globalization of football culture and societies at large, there remain important cross-national and cross-local variations in the level and forms of football hooliganism. These dissimilarities thwart efforts to conceptualize and explain football hooliganism as a homogeneous phenomenon and, more specifically, seriously limit the applicability of dominant sociological theories on the subject. The author illustrates his argument with an examination of international research… CONTINUE READING
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