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Sex, violence & power in sports : rethinking masculinity

Author: Michael A Messner; Donald F Sabo
Publisher: Freedom, CA : Crossing Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the effect of sports in shaping men's attitudes toward women and violence.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Messner, Michael A.
Sex, violence & power in sports.
Freedom, CA : Crossing Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)606930317
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Messner; Donald F Sabo
ISBN: 0895946890 9780895946898 0895946882 9780895946881
OCLC Number: 30399589
Description: 220 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Our stories. The best years of my life ; Indignities: a short story ; Ah, ya throw like a girl! --
Sexuality and power. the myth of the sexual athlete ; Women in the men's locker room? ; Sin and redemption: the Sugar Ray Leonard wife-abuse story ; Riding with the spur posse --
Violence, pain and injury. Why Rocky III? ; Pigskin, patriarch, and pain ; When bodies are weapons --
Gay athletes and homophobia. The politics of homophobia in sport ; Gay athletes and the Gay Games: an interview with Tom Waddell ; AIDS, homophobia, and sports --
Marginal men. Sports and the politics of inequality ; White men misbehaving: feminism, Afrocentrism, and the promise of a critical standpoint ; Seen but not heard: Black men in sports media ; Doing time doing masculinity: sports and prison --
Changing sports, changing men. Getting beyond exercise as work ; Jocks in the men's movement? ; Feminist analysis of men in sports ; Boys and girls together: the promise and limits of equal opportunity in sports ; Different stakes: men's pursuit of gender equity in sports ; Changing men through changing sports: an eleven-point strategy --
Selected readings on men, gender, and sports --
Resources and organizations.
Other Titles: Sex, violence, and power in sports.
Responsibility: Michael A. Messner & Donald F. Sabo.

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Examines the effect of sports in shaping men's attitudes toward women and violence.

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