ISBN13:978-0415259538 ISBN10: 0415259533 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0415259521 ISBN10: 0415259525
Summary: The Gender and Sport:A Reader brings together influential articles that confront and illuminate issues of gender and sexuality in sport and includes pieces from many of the worlds leading figures in the sociology of sport. Representing a guide to key contemporary debates in the subject, the book closely examines the relationship between gender and sport in the context of, theoretical developments within sport feminism, the history of sport, the media, race and cultur
e, sexuality, bodies, physicality and power, concepts of masculinity, policy and politics.
Summary: The Gender and Sport:A Reader brings together influential articles that confront and illuminate issues of gender and sexuality in sport and includes pieces from many of the worlds leading figures in the sociology of sport. Representing a guide to key contemporary debates in the subject, the book closely examines the relationship between gender and sport in the context of, theoretical developments within sport feminism, the history of sport, the media, race and culture, sexuality, bodies, physicality and power, concepts of masculinity, policy and politics. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:01 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Routledge N. Y. Published: 12/21/2001 International: No
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Section One:Theorising Gender
1. The Discourse of Gender and Sport:From Femininity to Feminism, M.A. Hall 2. Just Do ---- What? Sport, Bodies, Gender, S. Dworking and M. Messner 3. Sport Feminism:The Contribution of Feminist Thought to Our Understandings of Gender and Sport, S. Scranton and A. Flintoff
Section Two:Historical Developments- The Engendering of Sport
4. The Victorian Cult of the Family and the Early Years of Female Sport, J. Hargreaves 5. Women and Football- A Contradiction? The Beginnings of Women's Football in Four European Countries, G. Pfister, S. Scranton, and K. Fasting
Section Three:The Media and Representation
6. Denial of Power in Televised Women's Sports, M. Duncan and C. Hasbrook 7. Catching Up with the Men? Finnish Newspaper Coverage of Women's Entry Into Traditionally Male Sports, R. Pirinen
Section Four:'Race' and Ethnicity
8. Dynamics of 'Race', Gender and the Concept of 'Difference', M. Maynard 9. Connecting Ethnicity, Gender, and Physicality:Muslim Pakistani Women, Physical Activity and Health, S. Wray 10. Sport, Masculinity and Black Cultural Resistance, B. Carrington
Section Five:Men Masculinities
11. The Men and The Boys, R.W. Connell 12. Fraternal Bonding in the Locker Room:A Profeminist Analysis of Talk About Competition and Women, I. Curry
Section Six: Sexualities
13. Changing the Game:Homophobia, Sexism, and Lesbians in Sport, P. Griffin 14. Outlaws in Sport and Education? Exploring the Sporting and Education Experiences of Lesbian Physical Education Teachers, G. Clarke
Section Seven:Bodies, Physicality and Power
15. The Embodiment of Gender:Discipline, Domination and Empowerment, D. Whitson 16. Collapsing Gender in Competitive Bodybuilding:Researching the Contradictions and Ambiguity in Sport, C. Obel 17. Men Loving Men Hating Women- The Crisis of Masculinity and Violence to Women in Sport, C. Brackenridge
Section Eight:Policies and Politics
18. International Women and Sport Policies, M. Talbot 19. Challenges to the Gendered Space of Sport:Women's Ice Hockey and the Struggle for Legitimacy, N. Theberge
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