Routledge Handbook of Sport, Gender and Sexuality by Jennifer Hargreaves, Eric Anderson

By Jennifer Hargreaves, Eric Anderson

The Routledge instruction manual of game, Gender and Sexuality brings jointly vital new paintings from sixty eight top foreign students that, jointly, demonstrates the intrinsic interconnectedness of game, gender and sexuality. It introduces what's, in essence, a worldly sub-area of activity sociology, protecting the sector comprehensively, in addition to signalling rules for destiny learn and research. Wide-ranging throughout assorted ancient sessions, diversified activities, and varied neighborhood and worldwide contexts, the ebook accommodates own, ideological and political narratives; various conceptual, methodological and theoretical methods; and examples of complexities and nuanced methods of realizing the gendered and sexualized dynamics of activity. It examines structural and cultural different types of gender segregation, homophobia, heteronormativity and transphobia, in addition to the ideological struggles and alterations that experience ended in nuanced methods of pondering the game, gender and sexuality nexus. this can be a landmark paintings of reference that may be a key source for college kids and researchers operating in recreation stories, gender reviews, sexuality reports or sociology.

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Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press. Ibson J (2002) Picturing Men: A century of male relationships in everyday life. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Books. Kimmel M (1994) Homophobia as masculinity: Fear, shame and silence in the construction of gender identity. In Brod H and Kaufman M (eds) Theorizing Masculinities. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, pp. 223–242. Kirby S, Greaves L and Hankivsky O (2000) The Dome of Silence: Sexual harassment and abuse in sport. London: Fernwood Publishing. Krane V (2001) We can be athletic and feminine, but do we want to?

Racing, riding, rowing, skating, curling, and among field sports cricket, with the like of hygienic agencies, must, and do in great measure, quicken Englishmen, and make them to a great extent what they physically and morally are. (Box 1877: 72–73) In mid-Victorian times the elite boys’ public schools became the main seats of training for England’s next generation of the ruling classes. The aristocracy and the landed gentry had become firmly convinced of the inherent social value of sport, and along with the upper-middle classes, who had emerged from the industrial revolution, there was a move to ensure that sport’s “school of moral training” would continue for successive generations of young men.

For example, the influence of postmodernism has led to a rejection of “grand narratives” relating to capitalist, patriarchal or racial relations of power and attention has shifted to the fracturing of experience resulting from intersections between categories of difference and the complexities of modern life. References are made to Foucault’s discourses of pleasure and discipline, surveillance techniques, and the production of “docile bodies” (Chapman, 1997; Duncan, 1994; Markula, 1995; Rail, 1998; Sykes, 1996, 1998).

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