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Deviance and social control in sport

Author: Michael Atkinson; Kevin Young
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The world of sport offers a deep - and often-overlooked - source for the study of deviance and its development. Deviance and Social Control in Sport challenges preconceived understandings regarding the relationship of deviance and sport and offers a conceptual framework for future work in a variety of sociological subfields." "Drawing on their research in criminology and deviance in the discipline of sociology,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Atkinson; Kevin Young
ISBN: 9780736060424 0736060421
OCLC Number: 225089140
Description: xi, 267 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: The normal and the pathological in sport --
Sport, deviancy theory, and sociological research --
Youth tribes in sport --
Animal violence in sport --
Body pathologies in sport --
Illness narratives and sport --
Criminal violence in sport --
Terror and security in sport --
Toward a public sociology of sport deviance.
Responsibility: Michael Atkinson, Kevin Young.
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