Chapter 21. Social Class, Competition, and Parental Jealousy in Children's Sports

  1. Sybil L. Hart2 and
  2. Maria Legerstee PhD Professor3
  1. Noel Dyck

Published Online: 29 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323542.ch21

Handbook of Jealousy: Theory, Research, and Multidisciplinary Approaches

Handbook of Jealousy: Theory, Research, and Multidisciplinary Approaches

How to Cite

Dyck, N. (2010) Social Class, Competition, and Parental Jealousy in Children's Sports, in Handbook of Jealousy: Theory, Research, and Multidisciplinary Approaches (eds S. L. Hart and M. Legerstee), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323542.ch21

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, Canada

Author Information

  1. Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405185790

Online ISBN: 9781444323542

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Keywords:

  • social class, competition, and parental jealousy in children's sports;
  • anthropological approaches to jealousy in children's sports, growing interest in emotional life;
  • attractions of community sport, possessing salient properties;
  • community sports, performances of parenting witnessed and validated by other parents;
  • inequalities and jealousy in community sport, valued item damaged or threatened because of intervention of a rival

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Anthropological Approaches to Jealousy in Children's Sports

  • The Attractions of Community Sport

  • Inequalities and Jealousy in Community Sport

  • Conclusions

  • References