Fanaticus: Mischief and Madness in the Modern Sports Fan

Fanaticus: Mischief and Madness in the Modern Sports Fan

by Justine Gubar

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Overview

Fanaticus: Mischief and Madness in the Modern Sports Fan explores the roots of extreme fanaticism, from organized thuggery to digital hate speech. Outrageous and often shocking incidents are divulged, as are firsthand accounts from both the transgressors and victims.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442228924
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 06/16/2015
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Justine Gubar is a four-time Emmy award-winning investigative journalist. For almost two decades she has worked as a television producer for ESPN, including for the programs “Outside the Lines” and “SportsCenter.” Gubar has covered major sporting events throughout her career, such as NBA, MLB, and NFL playoffs, the Final Four, and the Olympics.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction Chapter One: And Then We Burn a Couch Chapter Two: Fandemonium: Unforgettable Moments in Fan Violence Chapter Three: Fans Around the World Chapter Four: Your Brain on Sports Chapter Five: Beer, here! Chapter Six: The Voice of the Fan Chapter Seven: The Art of Noise Chapter Eight: The Age of Entitlement: How We Are Shaping a New Generation of Sports Fans Conclusion: Moving the Chains Notes Bibliography Index About the Author

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