Violence

Violence - Violence in Sport Violence in Sport on Upswing...

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Violence in Sport
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Violence in Sport on Upswing Theories as to why Sports are a socially acceptable outlet for aggression. Sports teach and promote violence
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What is Violence? Problems with definition Physical play Assertive Rough Competitive Aggressive Violent
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Definition of Aggression Behavior intended to destroy another person’s property or to injure another person psychologically or physically. In contrast to assertive, competitive, achievement oriented.
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Definition of Violence Physical aggression. Physical assault based on an intent to injure another person or destroy the property of others.
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Definition of Intimidation Verbal or physical behavior that threaten violence. Does not cause physical harm but is designed to produce psychological consequences enabling a person to physically overpower and dominate another.
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Violence in sport mirrors violence in society Violence is a result of economic incentives The influence of crowd behavior
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This note was uploaded on 07/03/2011 for the course ESS 132 taught by Professor Dale during the Fall '07 term at UCSB.

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