Football Hooliganism, Fan Behaviour and Crime

Contemporary Issues

  • Matt Hopkins
  • James Treadwell

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Matt Hopkins, James Treadwell
      Pages 1-17
  3. Football as a Crime Generator

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 19-19
    2. Justin Kurland, Nick Tilley, Shane D. Johnson
      Pages 21-48
    3. Jon Garland, Michael Rowe
      Pages 92-105
  4. Exploring Fan Behaviour in the Global Media Age

  5. Criminalisation, Control and Crowd Management

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 296-312

About this book


Focusing on a number of contemporary research themes and placing them within the context of palpable changes that have occurred within football in recent years, this timely collection brings together essays about football, crime and fan behaviour from leading experts in the fields of criminology, law, sociology, psychology and cultural studies.


Football hooliganism hooliganism football violence crowd control football fans football spectatorship policing football crime sport behavior criminology Cultural Studies film identity media politics psychology sociology violence

Editors and affiliations

  • Matt Hopkins
    • 1
  • James Treadwell
    • 2
  1. 1.University of LeicesterUK
  2. 2.University of BirminghamUK

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