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Life Beyond Cricket

Ronojoy Sen

in Nation at Play: A History of Sport in India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164900
eISBN:
9780231539937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164900.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

An assessment of the state of sports, other than cricket, in India.


The Criminology of Boxing, Violence and Desistance

Deborah Jump

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203240
eISBN:
9781529203264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203240.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

There is an assumption in criminal justice that boxing will immediately work to reduce offending among young men. Many practitioners cite discipline and respect as the desisting elements inherent in ... More


Introduction

Deborah Jump

in The Criminology of Boxing, Violence and Desistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203240
eISBN:
9781529203264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203240.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Violence is a powerful resource, and boxing is a legitimised version. This book aims to give the reader a powerful tale of legitimacy, and also a darker, more sinister version of illegitimate ... More


I Fight for a Living: Boxing and the Battle for Black Manhood, 1880-1915

Louis Moore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041341
eISBN:
9780252099946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041341.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

At its heart, I Fight for a Living is a book about black men who came of age in the Reconstruction and early Jim Crow era--a time when the remaking of white manhood was at its most intense, placing ... More


Boxing as Sports Criminology

Deborah Jump

in The Criminology of Boxing, Violence and Desistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203240
eISBN:
9781529203264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203240.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The chapter explores the history of boxing and its relationship to desistance from crime. It will briefly examine the appeal of boxing and also its position in contemporary criminological theory. I ... More


Adversarial modernisms: the spectacle of boxing and the geometry of tennis

Bernard Vere

in Sport and modernism in the visual arts in Europe, c.1909-39

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781784992507
eISBN:
9781526136268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992507.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The second chapter deals with two individual sports. Boxing and tennis might appear strange bedfellows, but as well as being primarily individual sports, they are also united by their transatlantic ... More


The Wild and the Wicked

Benjamin Hale

in The Wild and the Wicked: On Nature and Human Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035408
eISBN:
9780262336499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035408.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter seeks to firm up a distinction between actions and events, eventually motivating a more important distinction between the right and the good. The chapter contrasts the bombing of ... More


Baseball Becomes Unique

Stuart Banner

in The Baseball Trust: A History of Baseball's Antitrust Exemption

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199930296
eISBN:
9780190254575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199930296.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on baseball's so-called “antitrust exemption” that makes it unique among all sports in America, including football, hockey, boxing, and basketball. It first examines the Supreme ... More


At rest and play: leisure and sporting activities

Phil Goldstone

in Leeds and its Jewish community: A history

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526123084
eISBN:
9781526144676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123084.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explodes the myth that while Jews were active in culture and the arts, they were uninterested in sporting pursuits. A comprehensive review is provided of Jewish activity in a range of ... More


Religion and ethnicity

David Dee

in Sport and British Jewry: Integration, ethnicity and anti-Semitism, 1890–1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719087608
eISBN:
9781781704868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087608.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter two examines the intricate relationship between sporting participation and the formation and erosion of Jewish identity. It demonstrates that both direct and indirect involvement in sport ... More


Bloodying the Sport

Troy Rondinone

in Friday Night Fighter: Gaspar "Indio" Ortega and the Golden Age of Television Boxing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037375
eISBN:
9780252094668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037375.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter details the events leading up to the end of Friday Night Fights. The reasons for the end read like the ingredients for disaster: some greed, some overexposure, some crime, some death, ... More


The Military and Diplomatic Strands

Nicholas A. Lambert

in The War Lords and the Gallipoli Disaster: How Globalized Trade Led Britain to Its Worst Defeat of the First World War

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197545201
eISBN:
9780197545232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197545201.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

At the beginning of 1915, concern mounted in Britain over the prolongation of the war, the damage to the British economy caused by uncoordinated military mobilization, and mounting evidence of ... More


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