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Title Women, sport, and culture / Susan Birrell, Cheryl L. Cole, editors.

Imprint Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c1994.


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.082 W842s    ---  Available
Description viii, 408 p. ; ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Resisting the canon : feminist cultural studies, sport, and technologies of the body / Cheryl L. Cole -- Women in sport in ideology / Paul Willis -- Sport and the maintenance of masculine hegemony / Lois Bryson -- Sports and male domination : the female athlete as contested ideological terrain / Michael A. Messner -- African-American women and competitive sport, 1920-1960 / Cindy Himes Gissendanner -- Politics, public policy, and Title IX : some limitations of liberal feminism / Mary A. Boutilier, Lucinda F. SanGiovanni -- The status of women in intercollegiate athletics / R. Vivian Acosta, Linda Jean Carpenter -- Gender and the coaching profession / Annelies Knoppers -- Unequal exchange and exploitation in college sport : the case of the female athlete / Elaine Blinde -- A postmodern paradox? : cheerleaders at women's sporting events / Laurel Davis -- Sport as a male preserve : notes on the social sources of masculine identity and its transformations / Eric Dunning --
Toward a feminist alternative to sport as a male preserve / Nancy Theberge -- Subcultural subversions : comparing discourses on sexuality in men's and women's rugby songs / Elizabeth E. Wheatley -- Challenging the hegemony : New Zealand women's opposition to rugby and the reproduction of a capitalist patriarchy / Shona M. Thompson -- Is a diamond forever? : feminist transformations of sport / Susan Birrell, Diana M. Richter -- Gender stereotyping in televised sports / Margaret Carlisle Duncan ... [et al.] -- Active women, media representations, and ideology / Margaret MacNeill -- Work routines in newspaper sports departments and the coverage of women's sports / Nancy Theberge, Alan Cronk -- Visible difference and flex appeal : the body, sex, sexuality, and race in the Pumping iron films / Christine Anne Holmlund -- Personal best : women in love / Linda Williams --
Crushes, competition, and closets : the emergence of homophobia in women's physical education / Susan Cahn -- Feminist bodybuilding / Anne Balsamo -- The embodiment of gender : discipline, domination, and empowerment / David Whitson -- Double fault : Renee Richards and the construction and naturalization of difference / Susan Birrell, Cheryl L. Cole.
Subject Sports for women -- Sociological aspects.
Sex discrimination in sports.
Added Author Birrell, Susan.
Cole, Cheryl L.
ISBN 087322650X

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