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  1. Association Football

    A Study in Figurational Sociology

    By Graham Curry, Eric Dunning

    Series: Routledge Research in Sports History

    This book represents another part of an increasingly complex jigsaw on the origins of the game. It explores aspects of a figurational approach to sociology to examine the early development of football rules in the middle part of the nineteenth century. The book tests Dunning’s status rivalry...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Roots of Football Hooliganism (RLE Sports Studies)

    An Historical and Sociological Study

    By Eric Dunning, Patrick J. Murphy, John Williams

    Series: Routledge Library Editions Sports Studies

    This systematic historical and sociological study of the phenomenon of football hooliganism examines the history of crowd disorderliness at association football matches in Britain and assesses both popular and academic explanations of the problem. The authors’ study starts in the 1880s, when...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Hooligans Abroad (RLE Sports Studies)

    The Behaviour and Control of English Fans in Continental Europe

    By John M. Williams, Eric Dunning, Patrick J. Murphy

    Series: Routledge Library Editions Sports Studies

    This book traces international developments in the hooligan phenomenon since the Heysel tragedy of 1985. The authors make special reference to the troubled European championships in West Germany in 1988 and look critically at political responses to the problem. The authors used ‘participant...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Sport Histories

    Figurational Studies of the Development of Modern Sports

    Edited by Eric Dunning, Dominic Malcolm, Ivan Waddington

    Sports Histories draws on figurational sociology to provide a fresh approach to analysing the development of modern sport. The book brings together ten case studies from a wide range of sports, including mainstream sports such as soccer, rugby, baseball, boxing and cricket, to other sports that...

    Published July 11th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Barbarians, Gentlemen and Players

    A Sociological Study of the Development of Rugby Football, 2nd Edition

    By Kenneth Sheard, Eric Dunning

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    First published in 1979, this classic study of the development of rugby from folk game to its modern Union and League forms has become a seminal text in sport history. In a new epilogue the authors provide sociological analysis of the major developments in international ruby that have taken place...

    Published December 20th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Sport

    Critical Concepts in Sociology

    Edited by Eric Dunning, Dominic Malcolm

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    Recent years have seen a rapid growth in the field of sports studies. This collection provides an invaluable resource for this burgeoning field, offering a selection of classic works and more recent, groundbreaking journal articles on the sociology of sport.Key features of this collection are:*...

    Published June 26th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Sport Matters

    Sociological Studies of Sport, Violence and Civilisation

    By Eric Dunning

    1999 North American Society for the Sociology of Sport Annual Book Award Sport Matters offers a comprehensive introduction to the study of modern sport from a sociological perspective. It covers such topics as the history of sport, the development of ideas of 'fair play', sport and the emotions,...

    Published April 22nd 1999 by Routledge

  8. Football on Trial

    Spectator Violence and Development in the Football World

    By Eric Dunning, Patrick Murphy, Patrick J Murphy, John Williams

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 24th 1990 by Routledge

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