Sport and Violence

ISBN-10: 0750684054
ISBN-13: 9780750684057
Authors: Lynn M. Jamieson, Thomas Orr
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The father of one 10 year old hockey player beats to death the father of another following an on-ice incident between their sons. NBA player Ron Artest and other members of his then team, the Indiana Pacers, rush into the stands in Detroit during a game and touch off a wild melee with several fans, leaving several spectators injured and in need of medical attention. The Duke University lacrosse team rape accusation, a player's neck broken after being attacked from behind by an opponent in an NHL game, hooliganism in international soccer, hazing in US collegiate and high school athletic programs. The list goes on. In Sport and Violence, authors Jamieson and Orr take a critical look at these…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Routledge Number of pages: 240 Dimensions: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall Weight: 1.144 lbs. Language: English