TITLE

SPORTS: SOCIAL INCLUSION OR RACISM AND XENOPHOBIA?

AUTHOR(S)
Patsantaras, Nikolaos; Kamperidou, Irene; Panagiotopoulos, Panagiotis
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
International Sports Law Review Pandektis;2008, Vol. 7 Issue 3/4, p404
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the issues concerning the increasing violence and racism linked with sport events. It states that the increase in violence often occur in stadiums, in which people are treating unfairly the visiting athletes. Such acts include dehumanizing racial and religious obscenities and labeling, such as abusive sexual remarks against women. Moreover, the impact of globalization on racism and xenophobia has resulted to international discourse concerning the cross-cultural understanding and dialogue around the world.
ACCESSION #
41894206

 

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