Crime, Deviance and Doping: Fallen Sports Stars, Autobiography and the Management of Stigma
By: Professor Majid Yar (author)Hardback
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Yar examines the autobiographies of fallen sports stars, exploring their fall from grace and the stigma it entails. Drawing upon sociological and criminological perspectives, it illuminates how fallen stars use confessional acts of story-telling to seek forgiveness, vindication and redemption.
Majid Yar is Professor of Sociology at the University of Hull, UK. He has researched and published widely in the areas of crime & deviance studies, media & popular culture, and social & criminological theory.
Preface 1. Introduction - Sports Celebrities, Doping and Narratives of Deviance 2. Framing Narratives of Doping and Disgrace 3. Beginnings 4. Initiation 5. Commitment 6. Exposure 7. Resolution
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