Making Men: Rugby and Masculine Identity

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Timothy J.L. Chandler, John Nauright
Routledge, Jan 11, 2013 - Sports & Recreation - 272 pages
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This text looks at how an understanding of rugby can provide insight into what it has meant to "be a man" in societies influenced by the ideals of Victorian upper and middle classes. It shows that rugby has been a means of promoting male exclusivity, but also been a means of cultural incorporation.

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John Nauright is the author of "Soccer around the World: A Cultural Guide" and "Long Run to Freedom: Sport, Culture, and Identities in South Africa.

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