"Real fast and tough": the construction of Canadian hockey masculinity.

@inproceedings{Allain2008RealFA,
  title={"Real fast and tough": the construction of Canadian hockey masculinity.},
  author={Kristi A. Allain},
  year={2008}
}
The purpose of this article is to examine issues relating to desirable hockey masculinity and how they are played out within the Canadian Hockey League (CHL). My aim is to explore how the presentation/representation of hegemonic Canadian hockey masculinity within the CHL works to marginalize non-North American hockey players. I examine how gender is performed by the players, how the CHL as an institution supports dominant notions of gender, and how ideas about gender are taken up by the media… CONTINUE READING

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