This blog examines crime in sport and uses sport to examine criminology and criminal justice. It is not a peer reviewed journal but it aims to some of that seriousness, only quicker! I'm a fan of criminology and of sport. If you are too; let me know, I may publish you.
Saturday, 23 June 2012
Criminal Justice Matters: Sport and Harm
CJM no88. Contents below. I'll be commenting on some/much in next few weeks.
THEMED SECTION: SPORT AND HARM
Sport and harm Peter Francis introduces the themed content for this issue
The malignancy of sport Ellis Cashmore argues that, for all its apparent innocuousness,sport is a harmful presence in society
Sport in the service of international development Tess Kay considers what sports-based interventions to promote change, development and peace have to learn from the wider field of international development
Major sport events and global threats/responses Kimberly S Schimmel examines the intensification of security measures for major sporting events and why these developments have largely not been publically challenged
(In)security and the re-ordered Olympic city Pete Fussey explores some key issues around Olympic-related security and insecurity
Going down? Football finance in the global era John Williams looks at the changing face of football finance and offers some hope to those who see themselves as genuine supporters of the game
Paying the price? Why football still has a problem Mike Rowe and Jon Garland assess the ongoing presence of racism in football
Sports journalists and corruption: between unintended and wilful blindness Dino Numerato provides an account of the unintended and wilful ways in which journalists might contribute to the diffusion of corruption in contemporary sport