Studies in Theory and Practice
Series: Sport in the Global Society
Football clubs across the world continue to embody many of the collective symbols, identifications and processes of connectivity which have long been associated with the notion of ‘community’. In recent years, however, the very term ‘community’ has become the focus of renewed interest within...
Published August 5th 2008 by Routledge
Consumption, Peformativity and Social Control
The everyday makeup of contemporary sport is increasingly characterised by a perceived explosion of 'deviance' - violence, drug taking, racism, homophobia, misogyny, corruption and excess. Whereas once these behaviours may have been subject to the moral judgments of authority, in the face of...
Published September 23rd 2004 by Routledge