Cricket and the Law: The Man in White is Always Right by David Fraser

By David Fraser

Cricket, legislation and the which means of lifestyles ...

In a readable, trained and soaking up dialogue of cricket’s defining controversies – bodyline, chucking, ball-tampering, sledging, strolling and using expertise, between many others – David Fraser explores the ambiguities of legislations and social order in cricket.

Cricket and the Law charts the interrelationship among cricket and criminal thought – among the legislations of the sport and the legislation of our lives – and demonstrates how cricket’s cultural conventions can get away the confines of the sport to hold a ways broader social meanings.

This attractive research might be loved by means of legal professionals, scholars of tradition and cricket fanatics all over the place.

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For example, ice hockey violence in Canada and the United States, demonstrates that while fist-fights are illegal, they are accepted by all participants as an important and integral part of the game. Indeed, to refuse to fight, that is to refuse to break the rules, will lead to ostracism and shaming by peer and other reference groups (for example parents and fans). Moreover, some rule-violating behaviour may be functional as a deterrent to other more serious rule-breaking. Again, the example of ice hockey violence indicates that there is a clear distinction between legitimate (although illegal) fighting (fist-fights) and illegitimate (and still illegal) violence (using the stick as a weapon).

These messages from our daily lives are not, as many legal scholars and judges would have us believe, divided into strictly distinct and segregated epistemological or phenomenological categories. In reality we freely translate and transmute understandings from one ‘part’ of our lives to other ‘parts’ of our existence, both individual and The legal theory of cricket 15 collective, on an ongoing basis. These parts of our lives are not, as some jurisprudential traditionalists would have it, divided into an immutable hierarchy which privileges law and devalues other aspects of our existence.

It is healthy and competitive, for ‘they belong to a Cricket and the law 22 league’. But they compete ‘with the neighbouring villages’. ‘Neighbouring’ villages indicates not only physical proximity but a psychological closeness, participation in a shared cultural practice with mutual values and neighbourliness and of England—the apparent contradiction of ‘friendly competition’ which finds its resolution in local cricket. Into this neighbourhood, this world of shared values and interpretations, enters ‘the newcomer’, the ideal and evil Other, threatening the peace and harmony, the very existence of the community.

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