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Att slåss för sitt lag - en studie av en fotbollsfirma i Sverige

Hansson, Anton LU and Lindell, Magnus LU (2013) SOPA63 20122
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this study is to investigate what determines an individual to join the firm and how the membership in the firm affects the individual and his identity. This study is based on the interviews with six members of a football firm in Sweden. The selection of firm members to participate in this study was made based on the writers contacts within the firm. The results of this study shows that are a number of factors that influence an individual’s choice to join the firm, football interest, a sense of belonging, role models, violence and possible a contempt for authorities. Furthermore the study shows that there is different honor codes that regulates the actions of the individual member. Lastly our study shows that individual... (More)
The purpose of this study is to investigate what determines an individual to join the firm and how the membership in the firm affects the individual and his identity. This study is based on the interviews with six members of a football firm in Sweden. The selection of firm members to participate in this study was made based on the writers contacts within the firm. The results of this study shows that are a number of factors that influence an individual’s choice to join the firm, football interest, a sense of belonging, role models, violence and possible a contempt for authorities. Furthermore the study shows that there is different honor codes that regulates the actions of the individual member. Lastly our study shows that individual members feel that they get a kick, a sense of belonging and higher status from their membership in the firm. (Less)
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author
Hansson, Anton LU and Lindell, Magnus LU
supervisor
organization
course
SOPA63 20122
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Hooligan, Football firm, identity, mass, roles, honor code, violence
language
Swedish
id
3605654
date added to LUP
2013-03-20 11:41:50
date last changed
2013-04-03 12:49:55
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this study is to investigate what determines an individual to join the firm and how the membership in the firm affects the individual and his identity. This study is based on the interviews with six members of a football firm in Sweden. The selection of firm members to participate in this study was made based on the writers contacts within the firm. The results of this study shows that are a number of factors that influence an individual’s choice to join the firm, football interest, a sense of belonging, role models, violence and possible a contempt for authorities. Furthermore the study shows that there is different honor codes that regulates the actions of the individual member. Lastly our study shows that individual members feel that they get a kick, a sense of belonging and higher status from their membership in the firm.},
  author       = {Hansson, Anton and Lindell, Magnus},
  keyword      = {Hooligan,Football firm,identity,mass,roles,honor code,violence},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Att slåss för sitt lag - en studie av en fotbollsfirma i Sverige},
  year         = {2013},
}