Monthly Archives: October 2016
Franco, the popular game and ethnocentric conduct in modern Spanish football

Football is better known for its vast popularity across the world, while its unique nation-building qualities were widely recognized from…

Fascism, separatism and the ultrás: Discrimination in Italian football

The game of football is known as much for its mass appeal as for its nationbuilding properties. In the case…

Playing Politics with Charisma: Archbishop Makarios III and the Cyprus Issue

This theoretical analysis utilizes a social constructionist approach to delve into the social psychological dynamics characterizing the evolution of charismatic…

Black, blanc and beur: French football’s ‘foreign legion’

The French flag often serves as a symbol of multiculturalism, diversity and equality, yet integration in France is far from…

Turkey’s Foreign Policy Options: Europe, the US or Central Asia?

Accession to the European Union (EU) constitutes one of Turkey’s primary foreign policy objectives. However, to establish whether the country…

Football and Prejudice in Belgium and the Netherlands

As with many other west European countries, the populations of Belgium and the Netherlands are quite diverse. With immigrants arriving…

US intervention in post-war Greek elections: From civil war to dictatorship

This article challenges the legitimacy of electoral results in post-war Greece, as well as the political orientation of the Greek…

Deutschland über Alles: Discrimination in German Football

Considering that the reunification of Germany demanded that present-day German society adjusts to the new political realities and an all-expansive…

The foreign policy of small powers

The purpose of this paper is to redress the relative shortage of small power studies, expand the theoretical understanding pertaining…

Globalizing Greek Society: An overview of immigration to Greece

The purpose of this paper is to assess one of globalisation’s immediate effects on Greek politics and society. Although Greece…

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