`Imagine, a Man Playing Netball!'

  title={`Imagine, a Man Playing Netball!'},
  author={Brendon Tagg},
  journal={International Review for the Sociology of Sport},
  pages={409 - 430}
  • Brendon Tagg
  • Published 1 December 2008
  • Sociology
  • International Review for the Sociology of Sport
This article provides a textual analysis of selected media representations of men's netballers in New Zealand, an analysis of interviews with members of the Otago men's netball team, and a brief description of the author's participant-observation research in this area. The article discusses and challenges stereotypical representations of men who play netball — a sport originally designed specifically for women, and historically dominated by women — as either effeminate or gay cross-dressers… 

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