Examines the causes of football hooliganism as a world phenomenon, considering the links between player violence and crowd violence, and the role of the media. It looks ahead to the 1994 World Cup in Los Angeles and asks why soccer hooliganism has not been a problem in the USA.
Introduction: the Spectre of Hooliganism and the World Cup Finals 1. Spectator Violence at Football Matches: Towards a Sociological Explanation 2. Spectator Violence at Football before the First World War 3. Soccer Crowd Disorder and the Press: Processes of Amplification and De-Amplification in Historical Perspective 4. The Roots of Player and Spectator Violence in Football 5. 'Just a day out with the boys': Class, Gender, Race and the Social Production of Football Hooligan Violence 6. Soccer Hooliganism as a European and World Phenomenon 7. Why is there no Soccer Hooliganism in the United States? 8. Football on Trial: The Future of Soccer as a World Game
Football on Trial: Spectator Violence and Development in the Football World by John Williams
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