Loughborough University, UK
Research interests: Jamie Cleland is a senior lecturer in the social science department at Loughborough University, UK. He is the author of A Sociology of Football in a Global Context (Routledge, 2015) and co-author of Football’s Dark Side: Corruption, Homophobia, Violence and Racism in the Beautiful Game (Palgrave, 2014) and has published widely on contemporary football fandom and identity, particularly focusing on communication, sexuality, race and active supporter mobilizations in a range of international journals
Cleland, J. (2015) A Sociology of Football in a Global Context. London: Routledge.
Cleland, J. (2015) ‘Discussing homosexuality on association football fan message boards: A changing cultural context’. International Review for the Sociology of Sport Journal, 50 (2): 125-140.
Cleland, J., O’Gorman, J. and Bond, M. (2015) ‘The English Football Association’s Respect Campaign: the referees’ view’. International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 7(4): 551-563.
Cleland, J. and Cashmore, E. (2015) ‘Football Fans’ Views of Violence in British Football: Evidence of a Sanitized and Gentrified Culture. Journal of Sport and Social Issues.
Cashmore, E. and Cleland, J. (2014) Football’s Dark Side: Corruption, Homophobia, Violence and Racism in the Beautiful Game. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
Cleland, J. (2014) ‘Association football and the representation of homosexuality by the print media: A case study of Anton Hysén’. Journal of Homosexuality, 61 (9): 1269-1287
Cleland, J. and Dixon, K. (2014) ‘‘Black and whiters’: The relative powerlessness of ‘active’ supporter organization mobility at English Premier League football clubs’. Soccer and Society,
Cleland, J. and Cashmore, E. (2014) ‘Fans, racism and British football in the 21st century: The existence of a colour-blind ideology’. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 40 (4): 638-654.
Cleland, J. and Cashmore, E. (2013) ‘Football fans’ views of racism in British football’, International Review for the Sociology of Sport.
Cleland, J. (2013) ‘Racism, football fans and online message boards: How social media has added a new dimension to racist discourse in British football’, Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 38 (5): 415-431
Cashmore, E. and Cleland, J. (2012) ‘Fans, homophobia and masculinities in association football: Evidence of a more inclusive environment’. British Journal of Sociology, 63 (2): 370-387.
Cashmore, E. and Cleland, J. (2011) ‘Glasswing butterflies: Gay professional football players and their culture’. Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 35 (4): 420-436.
Cashmore, E. and Cleland, J. (2011) ‘Why aren’t there more black football managers?’ Ethnic and Racial Studies, 34 (9): 1594-1607
Cleland, J. (2011) ‘The media and football supporters: A changing relationship’. Media Culture & Society, 33 (2): 299-315