The re-production of homosexually-themed discourse in educationally-based organised sport

  title={The re-production of homosexually-themed discourse in educationally-based organised sport},
  author={Mark McCormack and Eric Anderson},
  journal={Culture, Health \& Sexuality},
  pages={913 - 927}
In this study, we draw on findings from one year of participant observation and 12 in-depth interviews with men in a highly-ranked English university rugby team in order to nuance theoretical understandings concerning the re-production of homosexually-themed discourse in organised sport. We use ethnographic data to theorise the complex relationship between language, homosocial masculine relationships and organised sport. In examining the political, intentional and inadvertent effects of these… 

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