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Title Gender and sport : a reader / edited by Sheila Scraton and Anne Flintoff.

Publication Info. London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  796.082 G325G    Check Shelf
Description xvi, 311 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject Sports -- Social aspects.
Sex discrimination in sports.
Sex differences in sports.
Added Author Scraton, Sheila, 1950-
Flintoff, Anne, 1958-
ISBN 0415259525 hardback
0415259533 paperback
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