Women, Sport, and Globalization: Competing Discourses of Sexuality and Nation

@inproceedings{Stevenson2002WomenSA,
  title={Women, Sport, and Globalization: Competing Discourses of Sexuality and Nation},
  author={Deborah Stevenson},
  year={2002}
}
Both sport and the associated images of sporting bodies that are routinely packaged for the consumption of international audiences are heavily gendered. However, academic analyses of the trend to global sport have rarely considered the situation of women and their relationships as participants or consumers to sport and its imagery. Women’s sporting contests almost never receive the media coverage required to enter the national, let alone the global, sporting marketplaces; consequently, women… CONTINUE READING

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