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Deviance and social control in sport by Michael Atkinson

By Michael Atkinson

Drawing on their state of the art examine in criminology and deviance within the self-discipline of sociology, the authors supply an figuring out of sport-related deviance in the course of the software of varied ways to deviance in a activity context. utilizing prolonged case experiences, the authors research the topic of deviance via examples which are well known (fan violence, hockey enforcers, influence of the media), understudied Read more...

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When crime waves. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Sacco’s book is a critical analysis of how, when, and why certain social problems are picked up and amplified by the mass media. As such, it examines how public stakeholders and interest groups selectively police social problems through the media and how cultural constructions of crime reflect the ideological standpoints of moral entrepreneurs. Smith, M. 1983. Violence and sport. Toronto, ON: Butterworths. The typology of sport violence that Smith presents in this book is still used by sport researchers in many countries.

For more than 50 years, racialized athletes have been portrayed as deviant and as biologically gifted (Entine 1999; Hoberman 1997) or as part of a criminal or bestial athlete underclass characterized by hubris and aggression (Miller 2003). Similar research has been conducted on the systematic exclusion of Latinos (Mangan and DaCosta 2001) and Native Canadians (Paraschak 2007) from mainstream White, middle-class sport cultures in North America and elsewhere. Studies of racial stacking in sport (see Woodward 2004), which illustrate how athletes and coaches are assigned positions in team sports on the basis of perceived race and related physical and cognitive ability and status, arrive at similar conclusions about race, ethnicity, and ability.

Why or why not? 2. Do you think that we have missed, in our seven arguments, any reason why athlete deviance is not considered problematic in sport? 3. Select a sport and examine what is defined as tolerable or intolerable deviance in that sport. Consider the roles played by all of the people involved (players, administrators, fans, and so on) that help the issue to be seen as tolerable or intolerable. Recommended Readings Durkheim, E. 1958. The rules of sociological method. Glencoe, NY: Free Press.

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