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Sports fan violence in North America by Jerry M. Lewis

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield in Lanham, MD .
Written in English


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StatementJerry M. Lewis.
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LC ClassificationsGV
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Paginationv, 187 p. ;
Number of Pages187
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Open LibraryOL22759449M
ISBN 109780742539808

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Jerry Lewis has produced a gem: a complex, honest, and lucid analysis of sports fan violence. He transforms this near-pathological phenomenon into something understandable and even conventional. Always original, his treatment of fan violence as a type of social pollution is astounding, attesting to the sociological acuity of the : Jerry M. Lewis. Jerry Middleton Lewis touches on this in his book Sports Fan Violence in North America. Lewis says that that the victory experience is the ultimate form of sports fan identification. He also adds that the typical violent fan wants to be part of the victory, yet they cant do any of the things that they see their favorite players doing on the court. Sports Fan Violence in North America Article (PDF Available) in Contemporary Sociology 37(2) March with 52 Reads How we measure 'reads'. This extensively researched book addresses sports fan violence sociologically, using both theoretical models and empirical data. Lewis draws from the theoretical approaches based on the collective behavior models of Neil J. Smelser and Clark McPhail in order to show how to study fan violence using the intensive case history : Jerry M. Lewis.

  Working within the sociological collective behavior tradition pioneered at the U. of Chicago by Robert Park and, later, Herbert Blumer, Lewis (emeritus, sociology, Kent State U.) analyzes riots that occur in association with organized sports in North America, focusing particularly on celebration riots carried out by fans of the winning team, which are more typical of the region than punishment riots. Sports Fan Violence in North America.. [Jerry M Lewis] -- This book argues that sport is essential to the social health of any society. Participation in the sport fan experience is very meaningful for a significant portion of the membership of any society. This extensively researched book addresses sports fan violence sociologically, using both theoretical models and empirical data. Lewis draws from the theoretical approaches based on the collective behavior models of Neil J. Smelser and Clark McPhail in order to show how to study fan violence using the intensive case history method. This method is then applied to an in-depth analysis of the. Read "Sports Fan Violence in North America" by Jerry M. Lewis available from Rakuten Kobo. This extensively researched book addresses sports fan violence sociologically, using both theoretical models and empiric Brand: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.