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Author Reck, Gregory G., 1945-

Title American soccer : history, culture, class / Gregory G. Reck and Bruce Allen Dick.

Publication Info. Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2015]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.334 R244a 2015    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description x, 248 pages ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "This narrative U.S. soccer's history and present-day status addresses the issues of socioeconomics. This work analyzes the role of class in American soccer's failure to carve out a more prominent place in the sports landscape. A personal perspective based on the authors' experience coaching soccer at the informal level broadens the book's appeal"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents A theoretical perspective. The pyramid upside down -- Models of the pyramid right side up -- Retrospective of U.S. soccer. History of U.S. soccer: beginnings -- History of U.S. soccer: the golden years -- History of U.S. soccer: lost years, renewed hopes -- History of U.S. soccer: the cosmos years -- From the local to the national. Soccer beginnings: the world of parks and recreation -- Youth development and club soccer -- Appalachian State University Soccer in the National Fabric: a case study -- From Boone to Siler City: case studies in Latino soccer -- Professional and national soccer in the United States today.
Subject Soccer -- United States -- History.
Soccer -- Social aspects -- United States.
Social structure -- United States.
Soccer. (OCoLC)fst01122119
Soccer -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01122161
Social structure. (OCoLC)fst01123372
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Dick, Bruce, 1953-
ISBN 9780786496280 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786496282 (softcover : alk. paper)

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