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Deviance and social control in sport

Author: Michael Atkinson; Kevin Young
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, 2008
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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  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Atkinson; Kevin Young
ISBN: 9780736060424 0736060421
OCLC Number: 473789642
Description: xi, 267 s. : illustrations
Contents: Part I. Deviant Sport ConventionsChapter 1. The Normal and the Pathological in SportThe Pathological as NormalSport Deviance as TolerableChapter 2. Sport, Deviancy Theory, and Sociological ResearchTraditional Strands of Sport Deviancy TheoryHow to Research Sport DevianceMoving Backward and Forward With Theory Part II. Deviant Sport CommunitiesChapter 3. Youth Tribes in SportFrom Resistance Subcultures to Lifestyle SportsLe ParkourTheoretical IntersectionsChapter 4. Animal Violence in SportAnimal Sports and Social JusticeGreyhound RacingChanging Climates for Animal SportsTheoretical IntersectionsPart III. Deviant Athletic BodiesChapter 5. Body Pathologies in SportEPO in Professional CyclingSlimming as Self-ViolenceTechnology and Disappearing BodiesTheoretical IntersectionsChapter 6. Illness Narratives and SportNarratives of Wounded AthletesMeeting Wounded AthletesComeback NarrativesTransgression NarrativesExit NarrativesTheoretical IntersectionsPart IV. Mediating Sport DevianceChapter 7. Criminal Violence in SportRink Rage and Criminal JusticeManaging Hockey Deviance as a Total InstitutionIce Hockey and the Ironies of Social ControlTheoretical IntersectionsChapter 8. Terror and Security in SportTerrorism and the Olympic GamesTerrorism and the 2002 Salt Lake City GamesSecurity and Future GamesTheoretical IntersectionsChapter 9. Toward a Public Sociology of Sport DevianceVictimological and Political-Economic PerspectivesSocial Development Through Youth SportSport for Reducing Social Problems
Responsibility: Michael Atkinson, Kevin Young


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