The Swimsuit Issue and Sport: Hegemonic Masculinity in Sports Illustrated

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SUNY Press, 1997 - Sports & Recreation - 168 pages
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Sociologist Davis argues that the sports magazine encourages individual and institutional practices that create and maintain inequality. She shows how media production, texts, and consumption interact with the social context to influence meaning. She bases her study on interviews with producers and consumers of the magazine and an analysis of every
  

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I think that in light of what has been written so far i can see that there is space for a long overdue new direction to be taken regarding mens swimwear.
i am at present waiting for a patent to
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Contents

Chapter
9
Chapter
10
Chapter 3
19
Chapter 4
33
A VEHICLE FOR PUBLIC DECLARATIONS
47
Chapter 6
55
Chapter 7
71
Chapter 8
86
Chapter 9
95
CONCLUSION
117
Appendix C
131
References
147
Index
161
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Laurel R. Davis is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Springfield College.

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