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Sports Criminology: A Critical Criminology of Sport and Games

Nic Groombridge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323150
eISBN:
9781447323174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323150.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

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 ... More


Introduction: just men fighting?

Nic Groombridge

in Sports Criminology: A Critical Criminology of Sport and Games

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323150
eISBN:
9781447323174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323150.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter offers broad definitions of how we might define sport and criminology. It sets out how sports law and the sociology of sport have examined crime and deviance within sport. It suggests ... More


Events and the lucratively sensible city

Clare Herrick

in Governing health and consumption: Sensible citizens, behaviour and the city

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426383
eISBN:
9781447302445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426383.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

With sports now being cast as a solution to a range of social, economic, health and urban-related ills, this chapter explores the role played by mass participation running events (MPREs) in achieving ... More


Game of two halves: mainstream criminological theory and sport

Nic Groombridge

in Sports Criminology: A Critical Criminology of Sport and Games

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323150
eISBN:
9781447323174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323150.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter risks the charge of ‘textbookification’ in setting out what various schools of criminological thought do or might say about crime within sport and vice versa. Some mentions are literal, ... More


Red card: sport, justice and social control

Nic Groombridge

in Sports Criminology: A Critical Criminology of Sport and Games

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323150
eISBN:
9781447323174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323150.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Previous chapters have already touched on the existence of justice systems and laws of sport beyond the rules of the game. In this chapter these elements are specifically examined as follows: as ... More


Conclusion: no such thing as crime, no such thing as sport

Nic Groombridge

in Sports Criminology: A Critical Criminology of Sport and Games

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323150
eISBN:
9781447323174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323150.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter returns to boxing, making connections to sex work and the case R V Brown on the limits of what a person might consent to in the bedroom or the ice hockey rink. It returns to what a ... More


A sports-based response to youth violence

Mike Seal and Pete Harris

in Responding to Youth Violence Through Youth Work

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447323099
eISBN:
9781447323112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323099.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter critically examines a project in Cologne, Germany that exclusively uses sport to engage with young people and employs innovative delivery methods to respond to violence, such as the use ... More


A sporting chance? Notes on an ongoing career in the sociology of sport

Richard Giulianotti

in Sociologists' Tales: Contemporary narratives on sociological thought and practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447318668
eISBN:
9781447318682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318668.003.0028
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explores the key features of sociology as a discipline, and provides the author’s personal reflections on becoming a sociologist, particularly in the specialist field of the sociology of ... More


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