Keywords

Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, Dog Fighting

Introduction

It's difficult to know what to say about the Michael Vick story, and it might be wise to say nothing just yet. It does, however, bring to the forefront some interesting bits of history concerning what constitutes sport, the relationship of sport to gambling, the confluence of sport and masculinity, the evolution of what is seen as civilized and barbaric behavior, and the ways in which people react to that behavior.

Publication Date

7-25-2007

Document Type

Commentary

Type

Text

Format

application/pdf

Source Title

Sport and Society for Arete

Language

English

Publication Version

Author's version

College

College of Arts and Humanities

Department

History

Creator (Linked Data)

Crepeau, Richard C., 1941- (VIAF)

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