Sport and Violence takes a critical look at the culture of ‘sports rage’ and aggression in the sporting industry, covering ethical, historical and sociological causes and impacts. It examines international examples of sport violence, including: the father of a tennis competitor placing a drug in the drinks of her competitors; a player’s neck broken after being attacked from behind by an opponent in an NHL game; hooliganism in international soccer and more. The book not only attempts to explain how and why such violence originates, it examines its impact on society outside sport and suggests potential remedies for the problem. This book:
Its up-to-date and in-depth coverage of a controversial issue makes this book a valuable asset to both sports students and professionals working in sports management.
Chaper 1. Our Violent Society – National and Global Chapter 2. The Status of Sport and Violence Chapter 3. The Exploration of Societal Factors Chapter 4. The Role of Violence and Sport Chapter 5. Causes of Sport Violence Chapter 6. Fan – Sport Environment Interaction Disorder Chapter 7. The Role of Exclusion Chapter 8. Spillover Effects of Sport and Violence Chapter 9. Problems and Solutions with Sport Organizations Chapter 10. Toward Solutions