The History and Social Role of Sport in Socialist Yugoslavia

“The International Journal for the History of Sport” just published a special issue on “The History and Social Role of Sport in Socialist Yugoslavia” edited by Dario Brentin (University of Graz) and Dejan Zec (Grenoble Ecolé de Management).

Table of Content
1. Dario Brentin & Dejan Zec: From the Concept of the Communist ‘New Man’ to Nationalist Hooliganism: Research Perspectives on Sport in Socialist Yugoslavia
2. Richard Mills: Laying the Foundations of Physical Culture: The Stadium Revolution in Socialist Yugoslavia
3. Ana Petrov: How Doing Sport Became a Culture: Producing the Concept of Physical Cultivation of the Yugoslavs
4. Zlatko Jovanović: The 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics and Identity-Formation in Late Socialist Sarajevo
5. Martin Blasius: FC Red Star Belgrade and the Multiplicity of Social Identifications in Socialist Yugoslavia: Representative Dimensions of the ‘Big Four’ Football Clubs
6. Nicola Sbetti: Like a Bridge Over Troubled Adriatic Water: The Complex Relationship between Italian and Yugoslavian Sporting Diplomacy (1945–1954)
7. Marko Miljković: Blind-Alleys on the Road to Communism: ‘Isms’ of the Automobile Sport in Socialist Yugoslavia, 1945–1992
8. Hrvoje Klasić: How Falcons Became Partizans
9. Ivan Simić: Gender Policies and Amateur Sports in Early Yugoslav Socialism