The Televised Sports Manhood Formula

  title={The Televised Sports Manhood Formula},
  author={Michael A. Messner and Michele Debra Dunbar and Darnell M. Hunt},
  journal={Journal of Sport \& Social Issues},
  pages={380 - 394}
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