Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 July 2014

228 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719095405

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An ethnography of English football fans

Cans, cops and carnivals

Geoff Pearson

Published by Manchester University Press

New Ethnographies

  • Sold out in hardback almost immediately
  • The most comprehensive study of English football fans to date, comprising data compiled over sixteen years Based on research at three separate teams: the England National Team, Manchester United and Blackpool
  • Essential reading for anyone looking to understand the behaviour of contemporary English football fans, including practitioners in crowd management
  • Challenges a number of myths about the behaviour and control of English football fans
  • Whilst aimed at the academic market, it is accessible for the non-academic reader with an interest in the subject matter

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