Professor Eric Dunning

ed15.jpgEmeritus Professor of Sociology

Room: Attenborough Tower 301

Tel: +44 (0)11-6223-1436 (direct line)
Fax: +44 (0)11-6223-1072
Email: ed15@le.ac.uk

Research interests

My interests are primarily threefold and inter-related:

  • Sociological theory, especially the functional sociology and theory of civilizing processes of Norbert Elias and its place within the wider field of classical and modern sociology;
  • The sociology of sport and leisure;
  • Problems of violence and civilization, especially sports-related violence, including football hooliganism, and the use of Elias's theory in understanding the Holocaust and genocide more generally. I am currently writing books on Elias, the development of soccer, and the Holocaust and civilization.

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Sociology
University of Leicester
Bankfield House
132 New Walk
Leicester
LE1 7JA
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)116 252 3863
Fax: +44 (0)116 252 5259

Undergraduate (and general)
enquiries: sociology@le.ac.uk

Postgraduate enquiries:
pgradsoc@le.ac.uk

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