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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Contents

List of Illustrationsand Tables
2Rugby Class Amateurism and Manliness The Caseof Rugbyin Northern England 18711895
Welsh Rugby Culture and Society 18901914 David Andrews
Rugby and White Masculinity in Colonial
British Responses
A Romantic Alliance in Verse and
The Rugby Codes in New South Wales
SpringbokAll BlackRugby Masculine National Identity and CounterHegemonic Struggle 1959
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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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