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Introduction

David Trouille

in Fútbol in the Park: Immigrants, Soccer, and the Creation of Social Ties

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226748740
eISBN:
9780226748917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748917.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The introduction outlines the book’s main arguments and contributions and introduces the study’s primary settings, subjects, and methodology. In contrast to research that employs a passive language ... More


Conclusion

David Trouille

in Fútbol in the Park: Immigrants, Soccer, and the Creation of Social Ties

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226748740
eISBN:
9780226748917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748917.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Addressing the broader implications of the study, the conclusion compares the men’s experiences at the park with the ways other groups socialize and network. By telling the story of how the Mar Vista ... More


Field Insiders, Neighborhood Outsiders

David Trouille

in Fútbol in the Park: Immigrants, Soccer, and the Creation of Social Ties

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226748740
eISBN:
9780226748917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748917.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter 1 examines the organization of the midday soccer games at the park. Recounting how newcomers came to appreciate the crucial role of regulars in organizing and sustaining the games, it shows ... More


Working Connections

David Trouille

in Fútbol in the Park: Immigrants, Soccer, and the Creation of Social Ties

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226748740
eISBN:
9780226748917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748917.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter 5 goes beyond the park to look at the experiences of fourteen of the men who worked in private homes doing small-scale, “off-the-books” construction, painting, and gardening jobs. Like ... More


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