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Description - Football in the Americas by Rory M. Miller

Football (soccer in the United States)has a long history in the Americas, but it currently displays many signs of crisis. In South America the combination of spectator violence, poor business management, and the emigration of players is undermining professional football. In the United States, in contrast, a professional league has taken root in the last decade, and the U.S. women's team has gained international success. The fifteen essays in this book range widely, with theoretical and empirical contributions on the region as whole, as well as chapters specifically on Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Mexico, and the United States.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781900039802
ISBN-10: 190003980X
Format: Paperback
Pages: 300
Imprint: Institute for the Study of the Americas
Publisher: Institute for Latin American Studies
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Rory M. Miller

Rory M. Miller is reader in international business and at the University of Liverpool and a member of the Football Industries Group at the University, which pioneered the first MBA program specializing in the football industry. Liz Crolley is lecturer in management at the University of Liverpool Management School, and a member of the Football Industries Group.