More than a Game: Soccer and Social Justice in the Twenty-First Century

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More than a Game: Soccer and Social Justice in the Twenty-First Century

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Description

This panel brings together experts in the culture and politics of soccer to discuss the state of the sport in the US and around the world. Panelists include Amy Bass, professor of history, The College of New Rochelle; Joshua Nadel, associate professor of history, North Carolina Central University and author of Fútbol!: Why Soccer Matters in Latin America; Stephanie Yang, co-manager of Stars and Stripes FC on SB Nation; and moderator Shawn Stein, associate professor, Spanish and Portuguese, Dickinson College. Panelists addressed questions including: In what ways is the game plagued by racism, sexism, homophobia, economic injustice, or other inequalities? How might soccer be a tool for social, political, and cultural change?

Publication Date

4-6-2016

Department

Spanish

Keywords

soccer, futbol, football, sports, social justice, racism, sexism, homophobia, inequality

Disciplines

Sports Studies

More than a Game: Soccer and Social Justice in the Twenty-First Century
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