VIOLENCE AND ROUGHNESS IN TRADITIONAL GAMES AND SPORTS: THE CASE OF FOLK FOOTBALL (ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND)

@article{Fournier2013VIOLENCEAR,
  title={VIOLENCE AND ROUGHNESS IN TRADITIONAL GAMES AND SPORTS: THE CASE OF FOLK FOOTBALL (ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND)},
  author={Laure Fournier},
  journal={Folklore-electronic Journal of Folklore},
  year={2013},
  volume={54},
  pages={39-50}
}
  • Laure Fournier
  • Published 1 September 2013
  • Sociology
  • Folklore-electronic Journal of Folklore
The article addresses old English and Scottish annual village games known as folk football, which still survive along with the more usual federal modern sports like soccer and rugby. The article suggests that the example of folk football enables us to better understand the relationship between sport and violence. The use of the ethnographic method throughout a long-term period allows us to compare different existing games. The article describes aggressiveness in the games and its historical… 
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