MASCULINITIES AND ATHLETIC CAREERS

@article{Messner1989MASCULINITIESAA,
  title={MASCULINITIES AND ATHLETIC CAREERS},
  author={Michael A. Messner},
  journal={Gender \& Society},
  year={1989},
  volume={3},
  pages={71 - 88}
}
  • M. Messner
  • Published 1 March 1989
  • Sociology
  • Gender & Society
Men's studies' scholars have begun to critically examine and deconstruct the meaning of masculinity, but thus far, most of their studies have focused exclusively on the lives of white, middle-class men, ignoring the implications of racial and social class differences and inequalities among men. Sport sociologists, on the other hand, have examined the causes and consequences of class and recial inequalities in the sports world, but they rarely integrate gender into their analysis—except when… 
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