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Fighting for change: Narrative accounts on the appeal and desistance potential of boxing

Jump, DL (2015) Fighting for change: Narrative accounts on the appeal and desistance potential of boxing. ECAN Bulletin.

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Abstract

This article is based on recent ethnographic research into the sport of boxing as part of my PhD with the University of Manchester. It explores how the sport can potentially act as a hook for change, engaging and incapacitating men when they might otherwise be involved in crime.

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