Outlaw governance : boxing and western law

Warren, Ian 2009, Outlaw governance : boxing and western law, VDM Verlag Dr. Muller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG, Saarbrücken, Germany.

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Title Outlaw governance : boxing and western law
Author(s) Warren, Ian
Publication date 2009
Total pages 340 p.
Publisher VDM Verlag Dr. Muller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG
Place of Publication Saarbrücken, Germany
Keyword(s) Law / general
Summary Outlaw Governance examines two-hundred years of Western legal development associated with the highly contentious sport of boxing. Drawing on an extensive sample of reported legal cases from the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, New Zealand and Canada, this volume demonstrates how the sport continues to evolve and generate enormous popularity despite considerable legal, medical and political resistance. This investigation shows how laws relating to crime, negligence, contract, public licensing and media regulation have been applied to the sport and its practitioners in each jurisdiction, often with a consistently restrictive and paternalistic focus. By using popular sporting narratives to give life to each legal dispute, this text provides a critical insight into the operation and limits of Western legal method which is accessible to any reader.
ISBN 9783639163766
3639163761
Language eng
Field of Research 180199 Law not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 940405 Law Reform
HERDC Research category A1 Books - authored - research
ERA Research output type A Book
HERDC collection year 2009
Copyright notice ©2009, VDM Verlag
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30021659

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