Racism, xenophobia and intolerance in Spanish football: evolution and responses from the government and the civil society

@article{LlopisGoig2013RacismXA,
  title={Racism, xenophobia and intolerance in Spanish football: evolution and responses from the government and the civil society},
  author={Ramon Llopis-Goig},
  journal={Soccer \& Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={14},
  pages={262 - 276}
}
Contrary to what is sometimes supposed, racism is not a phenomenon of the past. In fact, it is one of the major challenges of the present and future in Europe and Spain. Besides providing an incomparable sense of belonging, football stadiums are also an excellent platform to express racist and xenophobic attitudes and behaviours. In Spain, for years, many players have suffered abuse and insults although black and ethnic minority players are those who receive the most harassment. Thus, the… 
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