Major League Baseball and Racialized Masculinities in Korean Digital Media

  title={Major League Baseball and Racialized Masculinities in Korean Digital Media},
  author={Yeomi Choi},
  journal={Communication \& Sport},
  pages={168 - 187}
  • Yeomi Choi
  • Published 1 April 2020
  • Sociology
  • Communication & Sport
This study examines discursively produced racialized masculinities in today’s global era through mediated Korean-born sport celebrities playing in Major League Baseball. Resisting traditionally unknown, excluded, or falsely simplified Asian male subjects under a dominant White-centered Western gaze, this study aims to demonstrate relationally and mutationally constructed masculinities in complex cross-racial/ethnic interactions. Given that South Korea is a place in which gender, race, sexuality… 
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