How Soccer Explains the World

“Soccer is much more than a game, or even a way of life. It is a perfect window into the currents of today’s world, with all its joys and sorrows…[author] Franklin Foer takes us on a surprising tour through the world of soccer, shining a spotlight on the clash of civilizations, the international economy, and just about everything in between.” 

Quoted from How Soccer Explains the World: an (Unlikely Theory of Globalization), by Franklin Foer.

Learn more about this original slant on the international game of soccer by attending the next Around the World Through Books discussion event on Thursday, February 11 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. Join JSRCC faculty member Jena Morrison in a fascinating discussion in the Auditorium at the Massey Library Technology Center!

2 thoughts on “How Soccer Explains the World”

  1. That was a fascinating read|. Your insights were very informative and made me reconsider the recent trends in these areas. If only more writers are as informed and as passionate about telling everyone regarding these issues as you, we aspiring journalists would not get a really bad rep. Appreciate expressing your self so articulately. You made my day.


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