The Resource Soccernomics : why England loses ; why Germany, Spain, and France win ; and why one day Japan, Iraq, and the United States will become kings of the world's most popular sport, Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski

Soccernomics : why England loses ; why Germany, Spain, and France win ; and why one day Japan, Iraq, and the United States will become kings of the world's most popular sport, Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski

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Soccernomics : why England loses ; why Germany, Spain, and France win ; and why one day Japan, Iraq, and the United States will become kings of the world's most popular sport
Title
Soccernomics
Title remainder
why England loses ; why Germany, Spain, and France win ; and why one day Japan, Iraq, and the United States will become kings of the world's most popular sport
Statement of responsibility
Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski
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Language
eng
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Kuper, Simon
Dewey number
796.334
Index
index present
LC call number
GV943.9.S64
LC item number
K88 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1960-
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Szymanski, Stefan
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  • Soccer
  • Soccer
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Soccernomics : why England loses ; why Germany, Spain, and France win ; and why one day Japan, Iraq, and the United States will become kings of the world's most popular sport, Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previous edition title: Soccernomics : why England loses, why Germany and Brazil win, and why the U.S., Japan, Australia, Turkey and even India are destined to become the kings of the world's most popular sport
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Driving with a dashboard: In search of new truths about soccer -- Part 1. The clubs: Racism, stupidity, bad transfers, capital cities, the Leicester fairy tale and what actually happened in that penalty shoot-out in Moscow -- 2. Gentlemen prefer blonds: How to avoid silly mistakes in the transfer market -- 3. The worst business in the world: Why soccer clubs haven't made money -- 4. Safer than the Bank of England: Why soccer clubs almost never disappear -- 5. Crooked business: Soccer's corruption and the history of tech -- 6. A decent business at last? Be careful what you wish for -- 7. Need not apply: Does soccer discriminate against black people? -- 8. Do coaches matter? The cult of the white manager -- 9. The secret of Claude Makelele: How "Match Data" are changing the game on the field -- 10. The economist's fear of the penalty kick: Are penalties cosmically unfair, or only if you are Nicolas Anelka? -- 11. The suburban newsagents: City sizes and soccer prizes -- Part 2. The fans: Loyalty, suicides, and happiness -- 12. A fan's suicide notes: Do people jump off buildings when their teams lose? -- 13. Happiness: Why hosting a World Cup is good for you -- 14. Football versus football: A tale of two empires -- 15. Are soccer fans polygamists? A critique of the Nick Hornby model of fandom -- Part 3. Countries: Rich and poor, Tom Thumb, England, Spain, Palestine, and the champions of the future -- 16. The curse of poverty: Why poor countries are poor at sports -- 17. Why England loses and other Europeans win: Beaten by a dishwasher -- 18. Made in Amsterdam: The rise of Spain and the triumph of European knowledge networks -- 19. Tom Thumb: The best little soccer country on earth -- 20. Core to periphery: The future map of global soccer -- 21. The future: The best of times -- and the Smartphone
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
2018 World Cup edition.
Extent
xiii, 495 pages
Isbn
9781568587516
Lccn
2018008723
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1688548
  • (OCoLC)1025358548
  • 1632713
  • (OCoLC)on1025358548
Label
Soccernomics : why England loses ; why Germany, Spain, and France win ; and why one day Japan, Iraq, and the United States will become kings of the world's most popular sport, Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previous edition title: Soccernomics : why England loses, why Germany and Brazil win, and why the U.S., Japan, Australia, Turkey and even India are destined to become the kings of the world's most popular sport
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Driving with a dashboard: In search of new truths about soccer -- Part 1. The clubs: Racism, stupidity, bad transfers, capital cities, the Leicester fairy tale and what actually happened in that penalty shoot-out in Moscow -- 2. Gentlemen prefer blonds: How to avoid silly mistakes in the transfer market -- 3. The worst business in the world: Why soccer clubs haven't made money -- 4. Safer than the Bank of England: Why soccer clubs almost never disappear -- 5. Crooked business: Soccer's corruption and the history of tech -- 6. A decent business at last? Be careful what you wish for -- 7. Need not apply: Does soccer discriminate against black people? -- 8. Do coaches matter? The cult of the white manager -- 9. The secret of Claude Makelele: How "Match Data" are changing the game on the field -- 10. The economist's fear of the penalty kick: Are penalties cosmically unfair, or only if you are Nicolas Anelka? -- 11. The suburban newsagents: City sizes and soccer prizes -- Part 2. The fans: Loyalty, suicides, and happiness -- 12. A fan's suicide notes: Do people jump off buildings when their teams lose? -- 13. Happiness: Why hosting a World Cup is good for you -- 14. Football versus football: A tale of two empires -- 15. Are soccer fans polygamists? A critique of the Nick Hornby model of fandom -- Part 3. Countries: Rich and poor, Tom Thumb, England, Spain, Palestine, and the champions of the future -- 16. The curse of poverty: Why poor countries are poor at sports -- 17. Why England loses and other Europeans win: Beaten by a dishwasher -- 18. Made in Amsterdam: The rise of Spain and the triumph of European knowledge networks -- 19. Tom Thumb: The best little soccer country on earth -- 20. Core to periphery: The future map of global soccer -- 21. The future: The best of times -- and the Smartphone
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
2018 World Cup edition.
Extent
xiii, 495 pages
Isbn
9781568587516
Lccn
2018008723
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1688548
  • (OCoLC)1025358548
  • 1632713
  • (OCoLC)on1025358548

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