You could see this as cultural criminology, sport sociology, part of the sociology of masculinity; here I'm claiming it for sports criminology.
‘Fighting is the Most Real and Honest Thing’ Violence and the Civilization/Barbarism Dialectic
- John J. Brent* and
- Peter B. Kraska
- * Doctoral Fellow, University of Delaware, Department of Criminology/Sociology, Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies, Newark, DE 19716, USA; JBrent@udel.edu; P.B. Kraska, School of Justice Studies, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY, USA, Peter.Kraska@eku.edu.