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Gender and sport : a reader

Author: Sheila Scraton; Anne Flintoff
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With contributions from many of the world's leading experts on the sociology of sport, this volume brings together influential articles that confront and illuminate issues of gender and sexuality in sport.
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Genre/Form: Anthologie (Descripteur de forme)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Scraton; Anne Flintoff
ISBN: 0415259525 9780415259521 0415259533 9780415259538
OCLC Number: 47255389
Description: xvi, 311 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The discourse of gender and sport: from femininity to feminism --
Just do. . .what? sport, bodies, gender --
Sport feminism: the contribution of feminist thought to our understandings of gender and sport --
The victorian cult of the family and the early years of female sport --
Women and football- a contradiction? the beginnings of women's football in four European countries --
Denial of power in televised women's sports --
Catching up with men? Finnish newspaper coverage of women's entry into traditionally male sports --
'Race', gender and the concept of 'difference' in feminist thought --
Connecting ethnicity, gender and physicality: Muslim Pakistani women, physical activity and health --
Sport, masculinity and Black cultural resistance --
Debates about men, new research on masculinities --
Fraternal bonding in the locker room: a profeminist analysis of talk about competition and women --
Changing the game: homophobia, sexism and lesbians in sport --
Outlaws in sport and education? exploring the sporting and education experiences of lesbian physical education teachers --
The embodiment of gender: discipline, domination, and empowerment --
Collapsing gender in competitive bodybuilding: researching contradictions and ambiguity in sport --
Men loving men hating women: the crisis of masculinity and violence to women in sport --
The Windhoek call for action --
Playing with patriarchy: the gendered dynamics of sports organizations --
Challenging the gendered space of sport: women's ice hockey and that struggle for legitimacy.
Responsibility: edited by Sheila Scraton and Anne Flintoff.
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