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Author Messner, Michael A.

Title It's all for the kids : gender, families, and youth sports / Michael A. Messner.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.083 M564i 2009    ---  Available
Description xix, 260 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-251) and index.
Contents "It's all for the kids": gender, families, and youth sports -- "Looking for a team mom": separating the men from the moms -- "We don't like chick coaches": women at the helm -- "You don't have to be a drill sergeant": men at the helm -- "They're different--and they're born different": engendering the kids -- "It's a safe and fun place for kids": sports, families, and the good community -- Appendix 1. Demographic description of interview subjects -- Appendix 2. Racial/ethnic composition of South Pasadena LLB/S and AYSO coaches and of the city of South Pasadena -- Appendix 3. Proportion of AYSO and LLB/S women head coaches in communities surrounding South Pasadena -- Appendix 4. In the field -- References -- Index.
Subject Sports for children.
Sports for children -- Coaching.
Sports for children -- Psychological aspects.
Sports -- Sex differences.
Parent and child.
Added Title It is all for the kids
ISBN 9780520257108 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0520257103 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780520257085 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520257081 (cloth : alk. paper)

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