Hooligans : nice guys or the last alpha males? A study of football supporters' self image

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Publication Article, peer reviewed scientific
Title Hooligans : nice guys or the last alpha males? A study of football supporters' self image
Author(s) Radmann, Aage
Date 2014
English abstract
The article clarify how Swedish football supporters - labelled hooligans by the media, sport clubs and the general public - describe themselves, their background, how they regard hooliganism, violence and why they engage in it. The study is based on interviews, and the informants´self-image and opinions about hooliganism and hooligans will be analysed using the concept of identity as well as masculinity theory.
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14660970.2013.828597 (link to publisher's fulltext)
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Host/Issue Soccer & Society;4
Volume 15
ISSN 1466-0970
Pages 548-563
Language eng (iso)
Subject(s) Media
masculinities
violence
football
hooliganism
Humanities/Social Sciences
Research Subject Categories::SOCIAL SCIENCES
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/2043/18410 (link to this page)

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