Sport, violence and society

by Kevin Young

Publisher: Routledge in Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Sociological aspects,
  • Violence in sports,
  • Sports

Edition Notes

Statementby Kevin Young
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV706.7 .S655 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24907008M
ISBN 109780415549943, 9780415549950, 9780203874615
LC Control Number2011027401

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In the concluding chapter of Sport, Violence and Society, Kevin Young returns to his key argument that studies of violence in sport, or what he prefers to call sports-related violence (SRV), must be placed in wider sociological context.

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Any serious examination of violence related to sport must consider the role played by the mass media. Using Canadian data on media treatment of the subject matter, including a review of how media personnel rationalise the choices they make and the representations they privilege, Chapter 7 makes the case that the media‘s involvement in sports violence is far more active than passive and.

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