Sports Criminology: A Critical Criminology of Sport and Games

Sports Criminology: A Critical Criminology of Sport and Games

by Nic Groombridge

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781447323167
Publisher: Bristol University Press
Publication date: 10/01/2017
Series: New Horizons in Criminology Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author


Nic Groombridge is a senior lecturer at St Mary's University, Twickenham.

Table of 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

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