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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Mary Louise Adams
|ISBN:||9781442643185 1442643188 9781442611719 1442611715|
|Description:||xii, 294 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Tough guys? : figure skating's macho moment --
Girls' sport? --
Manliness and grace : skating as a gentleman's art --
Women start skating, skaters form clubs, their art becomes sport --
"They left the men nowhere" : the feminization of skating --
Artistic sport or athletic art? : class and gender and shifting definitions of skating --
Sequins, soundtracks, and spirals : producing gender difference on the ice.
|Responsibility:||Mary Louise Adams.|
'It was the movement to music that first drew me to figure skating, and it is still that aspect which fascinates me today. But like all young male figure skaters, I had to endure the social taboo of