Women sportscasters: navigating a masculine domain

  title={Women sportscasters: navigating a masculine domain},
  author={Max V. Grubb and Theresa R. Billiot},
  journal={Journal of Gender Studies},
  pages={87 - 93}
Women sportscasters face considerable challenges when entering the male-dominated sports world. In the realm of sports culture, the ongoing competition among sports teams and athletes serves as a continual mechanism for constructing, validating and commemorating manliness. Sport is the nectar that nurtures the masculine self. It is a culture; the dominant culture in the United States where men rule and women are marginalized and objectified. This study reveals the barriers women encounter when… Expand
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