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Masculinities, Gender Relations, and Sport

Masculinities, Gender Relations, and Sport

Jim McKay Michael A. Messner Donald F. Sabo
4/5 (2 ratings)
Exploring the more sophisticated and nuanced perspective in the era of sports dominance in America, athletics have become both a metaphor and reality of American masculinity. Edited by three of the leading scholars at the intersection of masculinity and sports studies, this volume offers a fascinating articulation on the state of athletics in modern society. Each part of this volume examines a significant arena and tackles some of the most deeply rooted issues within the field of sports. From the mechanisms by which masculinity is interwoven into sports, to the violence encoded within the field, this book provides an insiders look at the state of gender relations being contested and transformed.
Language
English
Pages
344
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Sage Publications, Inc
Release
May 26, 2000
ISBN
076191272X
ISBN 13
9780761912729

Masculinities, Gender Relations, and Sport

Jim McKay Michael A. Messner Donald F. Sabo
4/5 (2 ratings)
Exploring the more sophisticated and nuanced perspective in the era of sports dominance in America, athletics have become both a metaphor and reality of American masculinity. Edited by three of the leading scholars at the intersection of masculinity and sports studies, this volume offers a fascinating articulation on the state of athletics in modern society. Each part of this volume examines a significant arena and tackles some of the most deeply rooted issues within the field of sports. From the mechanisms by which masculinity is interwoven into sports, to the violence encoded within the field, this book provides an insiders look at the state of gender relations being contested and transformed.
Language
English
Pages
344
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Sage Publications, Inc
Release
May 26, 2000
ISBN
076191272X
ISBN 13
9780761912729

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