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The football: a ‘simple’ game?

The football: a ‘simple’ game?

Posted by arj13 at Sep 10, 2013 11:55 AM |

The football - a boy’s first choice of toy or a game loved by millions? Professor John Williams of the University of Leicester’s Department of Sociology explores the bigger picture. As a window on international diplomacy, class division, gender politics and national identity, this social science perspective on football shows us how football is much more than just “the beautiful game”.

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The Social Worlds project ran from March 2014 to November 2015. This site is no longer being updated but provides an archive of all the articles which were created as part of the project.

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