Masculinities, Gender Relations, and Sport
  • Author : Jim McKay
  • Release Date : 26 May 2000
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications, Incorporated
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Pages : 330
  • ISBN 13 : UOM:39015049496162

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Book Description: The papers in this collection consider how the study of masculinities in sport can be integrated with critical feminist studies, how to deal with the tendency to over-emphasize negative outcomes and the increasing trend to violence in sport.

Masculinities  Gender Relations  and Sport

Masculinities Gender Relations and Sport

Author : Jim McKay,Michael A. Messner,Michael A.. Messner,Donald Sabo
Publisher : SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Genre : Social Science
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The papers in this collection consider how the study of masculinities in sport can be integrated with critical feminist studies, how to deal with the tendency to over-emphasize negative outcomes and the increasing trend to violence in sport....

Masculinities  Gender Relations  and Sport

Masculinities Gender Relations and Sport

Author : Jim McKay,Michael A. Messner,Michael A.. Messner,Donald Sabo
Publisher : SAGE
Genre : Social Science
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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 ...

Sport  Masculinities and the Body

Sport Masculinities and the Body

Author : Ian Wellard
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Social Science
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This groundbreaking work explores masculinity and the body within sports. Sports continue to retain expectations for presentations of specific forms of masculinity. The body is central to these presentations. These everyday bodily performances are rehearsed and performed either successfully or unsuccessfully - and the consequences of these actions play a ...

Handbook of Studies on Men and Masculinities

Handbook of Studies on Men and Masculinities

Author : Professor Department of Sociology Michael S Kimmel,Professor Jeff R Hearn
Publisher : SAGE
Genre : Social Science
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The handbook provides a broad view of masculinities primarily across the social sciences, but including important debates in areas of the humanities & natural sciences....

Gender Relations in Sport

Gender Relations in Sport

Author : Emily A. Roper
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Genre : Education
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Designed primarily as a textbook for upper division undergraduate courses in gender and sport, gender issues, sport sociology, cultural sport studies, and women’s studies, Gender Relations in Sport provides a comprehensive examination of the intersecting themes and concepts surrounding the study of gender and sport. The 16 contributors, leading scholars ...

Everyday Masculinities and Extreme Sport

Everyday Masculinities and Extreme Sport

Author : Victoria Robinson
Publisher : Berg
Genre : Social Science
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Rock climbing is one of today's most popular 'extreme sports.' Although many women are involved, the sport retains a particularly male image and culture. Everyday Masculinities and Extreme Sport presents the first in-depth study of rock climbing in the UK, analysing what it reveals about the contemporary construction and ...

Sport  Gender and Development

Sport Gender and Development

Author : Lyndsay M.C. Hayhurst,Holly Thorpe,Megan Chawansky
Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
Genre : Social Science
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The ebook edition of this title is Open Access, thanks to Knowledge Unlatched funding, and freely available to read online. Sport, Gender and Development brings together an exploration of sport feminisms to offer new approaches to research on Sport for Development and Peace (SDP) in global and local contexts....

Routledge International Handbook of Masculinity Studies

Routledge International Handbook of Masculinity Studies

Author : Lucas Gottzén,Ulf Mellström,Tamara Shefer
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Social Science
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The Routledge International Handbook of Masculinity Studies provides a contemporary critical and scholarly overview of theorizing and research on masculinities as well as emerging ideas and areas of study that are likely to shape research and understanding of gender and men in the future. The forty-eight chapters of the handbook ...

Taking the Field

Taking the Field

Author : Michael A. Messner
Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
Genre : Social Science
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A hard-hitting look at the persistent inequities in women{u2019}s sports participation. Michael Messner argues that despite profound changes, the world of sport largely retains and continues its longtime conservative role in gender relations....

Power at Play

Power at Play

Author : Michael A. Messner
Publisher : Beacon Press
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Based on interviews with a diverse group of former high school, college, and professional athletes, Power at Play examines the important role sports play in defining masculinity for American men....

Child s Play

Child s Play

Author : Michael A. Messner,Michela Musto
Publisher : Rutgers University Press
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Is sport good for kids? When answering this question, both critics and advocates of youth sports tend to fixate on matters of health, whether condemning contact sports for their concussion risk or prescribing athletics as a cure for the childhood obesity epidemic. Child’s Play presents a more nuanced examination ...

Gender  Media  Sport

Gender Media Sport

Author : Susanna Hedenborg,Gertrud Pfister
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Despite the position that sport occupies at the centre of public attention, and despite the billions of consumers and immense coverage which it attracts from around the globe, it seems that the media prioritise coverage of only a very small fraction of sporting events, and a few prominent athletes. It ...

The Palgrave Handbook of Masculinity and Sport

The Palgrave Handbook of Masculinity and Sport

Author : Rory Magrath,Jamie Cleland,Eric Anderson
Publisher : Springer Nature
Genre : Social Science
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Over the past two decades there has been a rapid transformation of masculinities in the West, largely facilitated by a decline in cultural homophobia. The significant changes in the expression of masculinity, particularly among younger generations of men, have been particularly evident in men’s team sports, which have become ...

Routledge Handbook of Sport  Gender and Sexuality

Routledge Handbook of Sport Gender and Sexuality

Author : Jennifer Hargreaves,Eric Anderson
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Social Science
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The Routledge Handbook of Sport, Gender and Sexuality brings together important new work from 68 leading international scholars that, collectively, demonstrates the intrinsic interconnectedness of sport, gender and sexuality. It introduces what is, in essence, a sophisticated sub-area of sport sociology, covering the field comprehensively, as well as signalling ideas for ...

The Arena of Masculinity

The Arena of Masculinity

Author : Brian Pronger
Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
Genre : Social Science
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Sports are perhaps the most visible expression of the ideals of masculinity in our society, and figure as a training ground on which young boys are taught what it means to be a man. Given the involvement of sports with masculinity, the homosexual athlete becomes a paradox, and the recent ...