Sexual Sports Rhetoric

Historical and Media Contexts of Violence Linda K. Fuller ... DISCUSSION Although sociologists of sport continue to inspect how violence is experienced between players in the course of competition ... Making violence part of the game .

Sexual Sports Rhetoric

Sexual Sports Rhetoric: Historical and Media Contexts of Violence deals with controversies surrounding the notion of sport violence added to the equation of gender and language. Topics discussed range from hooliganism, spousal abuse, and racial and/or gender orientation issues to literary, televised, filmic and photographic (pornographic?) images of sports violence. The sports represented include ice hockey, stock car racing, football, body building, baseball, boxing, rugby, wrestling, and pool.

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Sexual Sports Rhetoric
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Linda K. Fuller
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Peter Lang

Sexual Sports Rhetoric: Historical and Media Contexts of Violence deals with controversies surrounding the notion of sport violence added to the equation of gender and language. Topics discussed range from hooliganism, spousal abuse, and racial and/or gender orientation issues to literary, televised, filmic and photographic (pornographic?) images of sports violence.
Battleground: Sports [2 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 600
Authors: Michael Atkinson
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-12-30 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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Language: en
Pages: 154
Authors: John C. Bridges
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-15 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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Deviance and Social Control in Sport
Language: en
Pages: 267
Authors: Michael Atkinson, Kevin Young
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Human Kinetics

"The world of sport offers a deep - and often-overlooked - source for the study of deviance and its development. Deviance and Social Control in Sport challenges preconceived understandings regarding the relationship of deviance and sport and offers a conceptual framework for future work in a variety of sociological subfields."
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Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Torill Elvira Mortensen, Kristine Jørgensen
Categories: Games & Activities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-24 - Publisher: Routledge

The Paradox of Transgression in Games looks at transgressive games as an aesthetic experience, tackling how players respond to game content that shocks, disturbs, and distresses, and how contemporary video games can evoke intense emotional reactions. The book delves into the commercial success of many controversial videogames: although such games