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Sports criminology : a critical criminology of sport and games

Author: Nic Groombridge
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2017.
Series: New horizons in criminology
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
From doping among professional athletes to crime prevention through sports, the discussion of crime in sports seems to be on the rise. This book provides a critical criminological perspective on sports and the myriad connections between sports and crime.

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nic Groombridge
ISBN: 9781447323174 1447323173
OCLC Number: 1132183423
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 2 février 2017).
Publié précedemment en version imprimée : 2016.
Description: 1 ressource en ligne
Contents: Introduction: just men fighting?;A criminological history of sport;Celebrity and corruption: case studies of sports scandals;Game of two halves: mainstream criminological theory and sport;The second half: critical criminological theory and sport;Red card: sport, justice and social control;Retraining: crime prevention and desistance through sport;Conclusion: no such thing as crime, no such thing as sport.
Series Title: New horizons in criminology
Responsibility: Nic Groombridge.


This is the first book to provide a critical criminological perspective on sport and the connections between sport and crime. Part of the New Horizons in Criminology series, it draws on the  Read more...


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