Soccer in South Asia: Empire, Nation, Diaspora (Sport in the Global Society) available on November 15 2015 from Amazon for 64.95
ISBN bar code 9780714681702 ξ1 registered November 15 2015
Product category is Book
Manufacturered by Routledge
Product weight is 0.67 lbs.
The place of football in the colonial and post-colonial past is explored and both British and Portuguese influences on the development of the game are considered. Contemporary issues such as the impact of the professional league in India and the role of UK Asians in the organization of the Indian game are considered. Future scenarios are explored and models for progression and problems facing the sport in south Asia are outlined.