AAES: Week 12 Reading


Matthews, C.R. & Channon, A. (2016). “It’s Only Sport”—The Symbolic Neutralization of “Violence”. Symbolic Interaction, 39(4): 557-576.

Guilbert, S. (2004). Sport and Violence: A Typological Analysis. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 39(1), 45-55.

Sporting Mega Events

Grix, J. & Houlihan, B. (2014). Sports Mega-Events as Part of a Nation’s Soft Power Strategy: The Cases of Germany (2006) and the UK (2012). The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 16: 572-596.