Sport and violence : rethinking Elias / Dominique Bodin and Luc Robène.

"The aim of this book, in discussing Elias’s theory, is not to refute it. Tendentiously, the theory works with its weaknesses and strong points and it has been enriched by a number of authors over time. The objective of this volume is to discuss the blind spots and, more simply, what is too oft...

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Main Authors: Bodin, Dominique (Author), Robène, Luc (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
Series:Sport in the global society. Historical perspectives
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Summary:"The aim of this book, in discussing Elias’s theory, is not to refute it. Tendentiously, the theory works with its weaknesses and strong points and it has been enriched by a number of authors over time. The objective of this volume is to discuss the blind spots and, more simply, what is too often taken for granted: namely the obvious pacifying effect of sports and/or produced by sports."--Publisher's website.
Physical Description:xii, 177 pages ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:1138213004
9781138213005
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