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1st Edition

Football, Violence and Social Identity

ISBN 9780415098380
Published September 15, 1994 by Routledge
280 Pages

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Book Description

Drawing on research from Britain, Europe, Argentina and the USA this volume examines the culture and loyalties of soccer players and crowds and their relationships to social order, disorder and violence. This informative and accessible book will be of interest to students of Sport Science and to all of those who love the game of soccer.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction, Richard Giulianotti, Norman Bonney, Mike Hepworth; Chapter 2 Social Identity and Public Order Political and Academic Discourses on Football Violence, Richard Giulianotti; Chapter 3 Death and Violence in Argentinian Football, Eduardo P. Archetti, Amilcar G. Romero; Chapter 4 Italian Football Fans Culture and Organization, Alessandro Dal Lago, Rocco De Biasi; Chapter 5 Football Violence a Societal Psychological Perspective, Gerry P.T. Finn; Chapter 6 The Social Roots of Football Hooliganism a Reply to the Critics of the ‘Leicester School’, Eric Dunning; Chapter 7 An Analysis of Football Crowd Safety Reports Using the McPhail Categories, Jerry M. Lewis, AnneMarie Scarisbrick-Hauser; Chapter 8 Football Hooliganism in the Netherlands, H.H. van der Brug; Chapter 9 Tackled From Behind, Gary Armstrong, Dick Hobbs; Chapter 10 Taking Liberties Hibs Casuals and Scottish Law, Richard Giulianotti;

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Richard Giulianotti, Norman Bonney and Mike Hepworth are respectively Research Assistant, Senior Lecturer and Reader in the Department of Sociology, Aberdeen University, Scotland.