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Rethinking Aggression and Violence in Sport

Rethinking Aggression and Violence in Sport by John H. Kerr
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Rethinking Aggression and Violence in Sport explores the psychological aspects of these two intrinsic elements of competitive sport.

This book critically examines the important issues associated with aggression and violence in sport, including:

* a review of current theory in the psychology of aggression
* exploration of how players become acclimatised to physical violence
* discussion of the psychological benefits of sanctioned and unsanctioned sport violence
* examination of the moral and ethical dimensions of the debate
* the psychological basis of spectator aggression
* case studies from a wide variety of sports.

This text is a must read for researchers and students within sport studies, psychology and sociology with an interest in human violence and aggressive behaviour.

Taylor and Francis; June 2004
168 pages; ISBN 9781134447541
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Title: Rethinking Aggression and Violence in Sport
Author: John H. Kerr
 
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0203497570
9780203497579
9780415286633
9781134447527
9781134447541