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Sports Criminology: A Critical Criminology of Sport and Games

Nic Groombridge


This is the first book to provide a critical criminological perspective on sport and the connections between sport and crime. Part of the New Horizons in Criminology series, it draws on the inter-disciplinary nature of criminology and incorporates emerging perspectives like social harm, gender and sexuality, and green criminology. Written from an international perspective, it covers topics including sports scandals and the possibility of crime prevention through sport. American football, boxing, soccer and sumo are all examined. The book considers both Sports Law and the Sociology of Sport and ... More

Keywords: sport, crime, criminology, sports scandals, gender, race

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781447323150
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447323150.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nic Groombridge, author
St Mary's University