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Sport, sexualities and queer/theory

Author: Jayne Caudwell
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
Series: Routledge critical studies in sport.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sport, Sexualities and Queer/Theory is an introduction to current debates over gender, sexuality, queer and queer theory as they relate to sport. It is the first book to address this largely silent and often stigmatised aspect of sports culture, providing access to an emergent area of study within the sociology of sport. With contributions from researchers on three continents, the book documents and explores gay,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jayne Caudwell
ISBN: 0415367611 9780415367615 041536762X 9780415367622 020302009X 9780203020098
OCLC Number: 66392801
Description: x, 180 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: PART I. Queer/theory and the study of sport. Queering theories of sexuality in sport studies / Heather Sykes --
Beyond the pale: the whiteness of sport studies and queer sholarship / Mary G. McDonald. PART II. Sports' practices and communities: disrupting heteronormativity? Queer athletes and queering in sport / Heidi Eng --
Ten men out: gay sporting masculinities in softball / Nigel Jarvis --
Exploring the limits of queer and sport: gay men playing tennis / Ian Wellard --
The necessity of queer shame for gay pride: the gay games and cultural events / Judy Davidson. PART III. Possibilities for queer bodies and identities in sport. Transgendering sex and sport in the gay games / Caroline Symons and Dennis Hemphill --
Catching crabs: bodies, emotions and gay identities in mainstream competitive rowing / Gareth Owen --
Femme-fetale: re-thinking the femme-inine / Jayne Caudwell --
Heterosexual femininity: the painful process of subjectification / Rebecca Lock.
Series Title: Routledge critical studies in sport.
Responsibility: edited by Jayne Caudwell.
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A collection of essays on marginalised accounts of sport, bringing to the fore an emerging field of discussion through theoretical debate from multidisciplinary perspectives.  Read more...

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