Gender and Sport: A Reader

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Sheila Scraton, Anne Flintoff
Psychology Press, 2002 - Social Science - 311 pages
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This reader contains a range of highly influential articles that confront and illuminate issues of gender and sport whilst reflecting on the contribution of international feminist scholarship to the study of sport. It addresses the key issues, theoretical debates and empirical research that have informed the study of gender and sport and continue to do so. Key areas covered include:
* theories of gender and sport
* historical developments
* the media and representation
* 'race' and ethnicity
* men and masculinities
* sexualities
* bodies, physicality and power
* policies and politics.
The articles are divided into thematic sections, each of which is supported by an editorial introduction, suggestions for further reading, and seminar questions related to each reading. The book provides an invaluable learning and reaching resource for all those concerned with sport or gender studies.
 

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Contents

I
1
II
6
III
17
IV
30
V
49
VI
53
VII
66
VIII
79
XVI
161
XVII
169
XVIII
189
XIX
193
XX
209
XXI
223
XXII
227
XXIII
241

IX
83
X
94
XI
107
XII
111
XIII
127
XIV
141
XV
157
XXIV
255
XXV
271
XXVI
275
XXVII
277
XXVIII
292
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