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Politics of Masculinities: Men in Movements
Part 1 Men and Masculinities Chapter 2 Institutionalized Privilege Chapter 3 The Costs of Masculinities Chapter 4 Differences and Inequalities Among Men Chapter 5 Men's Responses to Historical CrisesExpand
Sports and Male Domination: The Female Athlete as Contested Ideological Terrain
  • M. Messner
  • Political Science, Sociology
  • 1 September 1988
This paper explores the historical and ideological meanings of organized sports for the politics of gender relations. After outlining a theory for building a historically grounded understanding ofExpand
When bodies are weapons: Masculinity and violence in Sport
This paper utilizes a feminist theoretical framework to explore the contemporary social meanings of sports violence. Two levels of meaning are explored: first, the broad, socio-cultural andExpand
Out of Play: Critical Essays on Gender and Sport
From beer ads in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue to four-year-old boys and girls playing soccer; from male athletes’ sexual violence against women to homophobia and racism in sport, Out of PlayExpand
BOYHOOD, ORGANIZED SPORTS, AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF MASCULINITIES
This article is based on in-depth interviews with 30 male former athletes of different race and class. I use feminist theories of the social construction of gender to explore the relationship betweenExpand
SEPARATING THE MEN FROM THE GIRLS:
This research compares and analyzes the verbal commentary of televised coverage of two women's and men's athletic events: the “final four” of the women's and men's 1989 National Collegiate AthleticExpand
Sport, Men, and the Gender Order: Critical Feminist Perspectives
This reference uses a relational concept of gender that critically examines and debunks traditional assumptions about men, women, and sport. Eighteen original articles explore the lives of individualExpand
Women Play Sport, But Not on TV
One of the long-standing trends in research on gender in sports media is the lack of coverage of women’s sport and the lack of respectful, serious coverage of women’s sport. In this article, weExpand
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