Violence and Aggression in Sporting Contests

Economics, History and Policy

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-6629-2 (Print) 978-1-4419-6630-8 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-10

      Violence and Aggression in Spectator Sports: A Prologue

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      Pages 11-26

      A Brief History of Violence and Aggression in Spectator Sports

  3. North American Team Sports

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 27-27

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      Pages 29-46

      Incentive for Aggression in American Football

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      Pages 47-63

      Does Violence in Professional Ice Hockey Pay? Cross Country Evidence from Three Leagues

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      Pages 65-76

      Crime and Punishment in the National Basketball Association

  4. North American Individual Sports

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 77-77

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      Pages 79-95

      The Demand for Aggressive Behavior in American Stock Car Racing

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      Pages 97-109

      Aggression in Mixed Martial Arts: An Analysis of the Likelihood of Winning a Decision

  5. International Team Sports

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 111-111

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      Pages 113-131

      Aggressive Play and Demand for English Premier League Football

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      Pages 133-151

      Violence in the Australian Football League: Good or Bad?

  6. Spectator Violence and Criminal Activity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 153-153

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      Pages 155-174

      The Effect of Hooliganism on Greek Football Demand

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      Pages 175-187

      Sport Events and Criminal Activity: A Spatial Analysis

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 189-198