By Neil Farrington,Lee Hall,Daniel Kilvington,John Price,Amir Saeed
Racist abuse may well at one time were hurled around the activities stadium or scrawled on a wall. yet in today’s social media international it may be released to hundreds of thousands, from virtually wherever, directly.
Sport, Racism and Social Media offers the 1st major, educational account of ways social media is shaping the character of racisms in recreation. one of the questions it addresses are:
- How, and why, is racism being expressed throughout varied social media systems and carrying contexts?
- To what volume is social media delivering new systems for normal prejudices or truly growing new sorts of racism?
- How can campaigners, specialists and participants top problem and counter those types of racism?
Combining research of social media content material with in-depth interviews with athletes, enthusiasts, campaigners and officers, and together with large case stories of football, boxing, the NHL, the NBA, and cricket, the publication presents vital new insights on a well-known yet ever altering tale. it really is crucial examining for any pupil, researcher, media specialist, administrator or policy-maker with an curiosity in recreation, new media or the difficulty of racism in wider society.