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Abstract: This paper explores the main contributions of the fi gurational sociologicaltradition to the sociology of sport. It also charts the development of this work sincethe pioneering text, Quest for Excitement, by Norbert Elias and Eric Dunning, as wellas offering a brief overview of some of the debates and disagreements that have arisenwithin the area.
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Editorial organisation {\circledC} 2011 The Editorial Board of the Sociological Review Coakley, Jay and Elizabeth Pike, (2009), Sports in Society: Issues and Controversies, London: Open University Press/McGraw Hill. Collins, Tony, (2005), ‘History, sociology and the “civilizing process” ’, Sport in History, 25, 2: 289–306. Colwell, Sharon, (1999), ‘Feminisms and fi gurational sociology: contributions to understandings of sport, physical education and sex/gender’, European Physical Education Review, 5, 3: 219–40. Curry, Graham, Eric Dunning and Kenneth Sheard, (2006), ‘Sociological versus empiricist history: some comments on Tony Collins’s ‘History, theory and the “civilizing process” ’, Sport in History, 26, 1: 110–23. Dunning, Eric, (1992), ‘Figurational sociology and the sociology of sport: some concluding remarks’, in Eric Dunning and Chris Rojek, (eds), Sport and Leisure in the Civilizing Process. London: Macmillan: 221–84. Dunning, Eric, (1999a), Sport Matters: Sociological Studies of Sport, Violence and Civilization. London: Routledge. Dunning, Eric, (1999b), ‘Sport in the process of racial stratifi cation: the case of the USA’, in Sport Matters, London: Routledge: 179–218. Dunning, Eric, (2008), ‘Football hooliganism as an emergent idiom’, in Norbert Elias and Eric Dunning, Quest for Excitement: Sport and Leisure in the Civilizing Process, Collected Works, Vol. 7, Dublin: UCD Press: 260–90. Dunning, Eric and Stephen Mennell, (2003), ‘Editors’ Introduction’, in Norbert Elias, 4 vols, London: Sage: ix–xxxvii. Dunning, Eric and Kenneth Sheard, (2005 [1979]), Barbarians, Gentlemen and Players: A Sociological Study of the Development of Rugby Football, 2nd edn., London: Routledge. Dunning, Eric, Dominic Malcolm and Ivan Waddington, (2004a), ‘Introduction: history, sociology and the sociology of sport: the work of Norbert Elias’, in Eric Dunning, Dominic Malcolm and Ivan Waddington, (eds), Sport Histories: Figurational Studies of the Development of Modern Sports, London: Routledge: 1–14. Dunning, Eric, Dominic Malcolm and Ivan Waddington, (2004b), ‘Conclusion: fi gurational sociology and the development of modern sport’, in Eric Dunning, Dominic Malcolm and Ivan Waddington, (eds), Sport Histories: Figurational Studies of the Development of Modern Sports, London: Routledge: 191–206. Dunning, Eric, Dominic Malcolm and Ivan Waddington, (eds), (2004c), Sport Histories: Figurational Studies of the Development of Modern Sports, London: Routledge. Dunning, Eric, Patrick Murphy and John Williams, (1988), The Roots of Football Hooliganism, London: Routledge. Dunning, Eric, Patrick Murphy, Ivan Waddington and Antonios Astrinakis, (eds), (2002), Fighting Fans: Football Hooliganism as a World Problem, Dublin: UCD Press. Elias, Norbert, (1978 [1970]), What is Sociology? London: Hutchinson. [Studies on the Genmans, Collected Works, Vol. 5, forthcoming]. Elias, Norbert, (1996 [1989]), The Germans: Power Struggles and the Development of Habitus in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Cambridge: Polity. [Revised and enlarged edition, Collected Works, Vol. 11, forthcoming]. Elias, Norbert, (2000 [1939]), The Civilizing Process, rev. edn, Oxford: Blackwell. [Revised edition, On the Process of Civilization, Collected Works, Vol. 3, forthcoming]. Elias, Norbert, (2006 [1969]), The Court Society, Collected Works, Vol. 2, Dublin: UCD Press. Elias, Norbert, (2007 [1987]), Involvement and Detachment, Collected Works, Vol. 8, Dublin: UCD Press. Elias, Norbert, (2008), ‘The genesis of sport as a sociological problem, part 2’, in Norbert Elias and Eric Dunning, Quest for Excitement: Sport and Leisure in the Civilizing Process, Collected Works, Vol. 2, Dublin: UCD Press: 134–49. [This essay did not appear in the original 1986 edition of Quest for Excitement]. Elias, Norbert, (2009), Essays I: On the Sociology of Knowledge and the Sciences, Collected Works, Vol. 8, Dublin: UCD Press. 178 Katie Liston {\circledC} 2011 The Author. Editorial organisation {\circledC} 2011 The Editorial Board of the Sociological Review Elias, Norbert, (2010 [1985]), Humana Conditio, in The Loneliness of the Dying and Humana Conditio, Collected Works, Vol. 6, Dublin: UCD Press. Elias, Norbert and Eric Dunning, (2008 [1986]) Quest for Excitement: Sport and Leisure in the Civilizing Process, rev. and enlarged edn., Collected Works, Vol. 7, Dublin: UCD Press. Elias, Norbert and John Scotson, (2008 [1965]), The Established and the Outsiders, rev. and enlarged edn., Collected Works, Vol. 4, Dublin: UCD Press. Figurations: Newsletter of the Norbert Elias Foundation, (2004), 22: 20, available at http://www. norberteliasfoundation.nl/fi gurations.php. Accessed 30 March 2011. Garrigou, Alain, (2008), ‘Illusio in Sport’, in Malcolm, Dominic and Ivan Waddington, (eds), Matters of Sport: Essays in Honour of Eric Dunning, London: Routledge: 163–71. Gebara, Ademir, (2004), ‘Education and leisure in the theory of the civilizing process: fi rst contacts between Portuguese and Brazilians’, Journal of the Second Week in History, 2: 134–44 (in Portuguese). Giulianotti, Richard, (1999), Football: A Sociology of the Global Game, Cambridge: Polity Press. Giulianotti, Richard, (2004), Sport and Modern Social Theorists, London: Palgrave Macmillan. Giulianotti, Richard, (2005), Sport: A Critical Sociology. London: Polity Press. 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Physical education teachers’ perceptions of young people’s participation in leisure-sport’, Sport, Education and Society, 14, 4: 401–20. Gruneau, Richard, (1983), Class, Sports, and Social Development, Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press. Hanstad, Dag Vidar, Andy Smith and Ivan Waddington, (2008), ‘The establishment of the World Anti-Doping Agency: a study of the management of organizational change and unplanned outcomes’, International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 43, 3: 227–49. Hargreaves, John, (1986), Sport, Power and Culture, Oxford: Polity. Hargreaves, John, (1992), ‘Sex, gender and the body in sport and leisure: has there been a civilizing process?’, in Eric Dunning and Chris Rojek, (eds), Sport and Leisure in the Civilizing Process, London: Macmillan: 161–83. Hargreaves, John, (1996), Sporting Females: Critical issues in the history and sociology of women’s sports, London: Routledge. Jarvie, Grant, (1992), ‘Sport, power and dependency in Southern Africa’, in Eric Dunning and Chris Rojek, (eds), Sport and Leisure in the Civilizing Process, London: Macmillan: 183–200. Jarvie, Grant and Joseph Maguire, (eds), (1994), Sport and Leisure in Social Thought, London: Routledge. Kilminster, Richard, (2004), ‘From distance to detachment: knowledge and self-knowledge in Elias’s theory of involvement and detachment’, in Steve Loyal and Stephe Quilley, (eds), The Sociology of Norbert Elias, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 25–41. Lake, Robert J., (2009), ‘Real Tennis and the Civilizing Process’, Sport in History, 29, 4: 553–76. Liston, Katie, (2005), ‘Established–outsider relations between males and females in sports in Ireland’, Irish Journal of Sociology, 14, 1: 66–85. Liston, Katie, (2007), ‘Revisiting the feminist-fi gurational sociology exchange’, Sport in Society, 10, 4: 623–645. 179 Sport and leisure {\circledC} 2011 The Author. 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Editorial organisation © 2011 The Editorial Board of the Sociological Review Coakley, Jay and Elizabeth Pike, (2009), Sports in Society: Issues and Controversies, London: Open University Press/McGraw Hill. Collins, Tony, (2005), ‘History, sociology and the “civilizing process” ’, Sport in History, 25, 2: 289–306. Colwell, Sharon, (1999), ‘Feminisms and fi gurational sociology: contributions to understandings of sport, physical education and sex/gender’, European Physical Education Review, 5, 3: 219–40. Curry, Graham, Eric Dunning and Kenneth Sheard, (2006), ‘Sociological versus empiricist history: some comments on Tony Collins’s ‘History, theory and the “civilizing process” ’, Sport in History, 26, 1: 110–23. Dunning, Eric, (1992), ‘Figurational sociology and the sociology of sport: some concluding remarks’, in Eric Dunning and Chris Rojek, (eds), Sport and Leisure in the Civilizing Process. London: Macmillan: 221–84. Dunning, Eric, (1999a), Sport Matters: Sociological Studies of Sport, Violence and Civilization. London: Routledge. Dunning, Eric, (1999b), ‘Sport in the process of racial stratifi cation: the case of the USA’, in Sport Matters, London: Routledge: 179–218. Dunning, Eric, (2008), ‘Football hooliganism as an emergent idiom’, in Norbert Elias and Eric Dunning, Quest for Excitement: Sport and Leisure in the Civilizing Process, Collected Works, Vol. 7, Dublin: UCD Press: 260–90. Dunning, Eric and Stephen Mennell, (2003), ‘Editors’ Introduction’, in Norbert Elias, 4 vols, London: Sage: ix–xxxvii. Dunning, Eric and Kenneth Sheard, (2005 [1979]), Barbarians, Gentlemen and Players: A Sociological Study of the Development of Rugby Football, 2nd edn., London: Routledge. Dunning, Eric, Dominic Malcolm and Ivan Waddington, (2004a), ‘Introduction: history, sociology and the sociology of sport: the work of Norbert Elias’, in Eric Dunning, Dominic Malcolm and Ivan Waddington, (eds), Sport Histories: Figurational Studies of the Development of Modern Sports, London: Routledge: 1–14. Dunning, Eric, Dominic Malcolm and Ivan Waddington, (2004b), ‘Conclusion: fi gurational sociology and the development of modern sport’, in Eric Dunning, Dominic Malcolm and Ivan Waddington, (eds), Sport Histories: Figurational Studies of the Development of Modern Sports, London: Routledge: 191–206. Dunning, Eric, Dominic Malcolm and Ivan Waddington, (eds), (2004c), Sport Histories: Figurational Studies of the Development of Modern Sports, London: Routledge. Dunning, Eric, Patrick Murphy and John Williams, (1988), The Roots of Football Hooliganism, London: Routledge. 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Elias, Norbert, (2008), ‘The genesis of sport as a sociological problem, part 2’, in Norbert Elias and Eric Dunning, Quest for Excitement: Sport and Leisure in the Civilizing Process, Collected Works, Vol. 2, Dublin: UCD Press: 134–49. [This essay did not appear in the original 1986 edition of Quest for Excitement]. Elias, Norbert, (2009), Essays I: On the Sociology of Knowledge and the Sciences, Collected Works, Vol. 8, Dublin: UCD Press. 178 Katie Liston © 2011 The Author. Editorial organisation © 2011 The Editorial Board of the Sociological Review Elias, Norbert, (2010 [1985]), Humana Conditio, in The Loneliness of the Dying and Humana Conditio, Collected Works, Vol. 6, Dublin: UCD Press. Elias, Norbert and Eric Dunning, (2008 [1986]) Quest for Excitement: Sport and Leisure in the Civilizing Process, rev. and enlarged edn., Collected Works, Vol. 7, Dublin: UCD Press. 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Jarvie, Grant, (1992), ‘Sport, power and dependency in Southern Africa’, in Eric Dunning and Chris Rojek, (eds), Sport and Leisure in the Civilizing Process, London: Macmillan: 183–200. Jarvie, Grant and Joseph Maguire, (eds), (1994), Sport and Leisure in Social Thought, London: Routledge. Kilminster, Richard, (2004), ‘From distance to detachment: knowledge and self-knowledge in Elias’s theory of involvement and detachment’, in Steve Loyal and Stephe Quilley, (eds), The Sociology of Norbert Elias, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 25–41. Lake, Robert J., (2009), ‘Real Tennis and the Civilizing Process’, Sport in History, 29, 4: 553–76. Liston, Katie, (2005), ‘Established–outsider relations between males and females in sports in Ireland’, Irish Journal of Sociology, 14, 1: 66–85. Liston, Katie, (2007), ‘Revisiting the feminist-fi gurational sociology exchange’, Sport in Society, 10, 4: 623–645. 179 Sport and leisure © 2011 The Author. 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N2 - Abstract: This paper explores the main contributions of the fi gurational sociologicaltradition to the sociology of sport. It also charts the development of this work sincethe pioneering text, Quest for Excitement, by Norbert Elias and Eric Dunning, as wellas offering a brief overview of some of the debates and disagreements that have arisenwithin the area.

AB - Abstract: This paper explores the main contributions of the fi gurational sociologicaltradition to the sociology of sport. It also charts the development of this work sincethe pioneering text, Quest for Excitement, by Norbert Elias and Eric Dunning, as wellas offering a brief overview of some of the debates and disagreements that have arisenwithin the area.

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