The Swimsuit Issue and Sport

Hegemonic Masculinity in Sports Illustrated

Author: Laurel R. Davis

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9780791433911

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 168

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Explores the cultural meanings of the swimsuit issue and shows how Sports Illustrated secures a large audience of men by creating a climate of hegemonic masculinity.
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Feminist Sport Studies

Sharing Experiences Of Joy And Pain

Author: Pirkko Markula

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9780791465301

Category: Social Science

Page: 250

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Uses personal narratives to highlight the development of feminist sport studies.
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Out of Play

Critical Essays on Gender and Sport

Author: Michael A. Messner

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 0791479781

Category: Social Science

Page: 240

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A revealing look at gender issues in contemporary sport.
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The best Olympics ever?

social impacts of Sydney 2000

Author: Helen Lenskyj

Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 262

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Despite International Olympic Committee president Juan Antonio Samarach's proclaiming the Sydney 2000 Olympics as the "best ever, " the truth of the matter is much less one-sided. In The Best Olympics Ever? Helen Jefferson Lenskyj discloses what the Sydney 2000 Olympic industry suppressed: the real costs and impacts.
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