Asia and the Future of Football: The Role of the Asian by Ben Weinberg

By Ben Weinberg

Football is the most well-liked activity on this planet. Globalisation and commercialisation of the sport, besides the fact that, have created new conflicts and demanding situations. This ebook explores the function of the Asian soccer Confederation (AFC) in the emerging importance of soccer in Asia, drawing on 3 key theoretical views: globalisation, neo-institutionalism and governance, in addition to complete facts from interviews and archive fabric. It explores the organisational constitution of AFC, its decision-making methods, family members with different actors, and guidelines recommend. to appreciate the specificities AFC has confronted in its 60-year historical past, the wider historic, political, monetary, socio-cultural and geographic contexts of soccer in Asia are taken into account.

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