Built to Win: The Female Athlete as Cultural Icon

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816636242
  • Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
  • Publication date: 4/30/2003
  • Series: Sports and Culture Series
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 1,247,923
  • Product dimensions: 5.88 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Prologue: Women We Love Who Kick Butt
1 Powered Up or Dreaming? 1
2 Sport as the Stealth Feminism of the Third Wave 25
3 A New Look at Female Athletes and Masculinity 55
4 Bodies, Babes, and the WNBA 76
5 Body Panic Parity 100
6 She Will Beat You Up, and Your Papa, Too 131
Epilogue: It's an Image 160
App Focus-Group Research on Youth Attitudes a about Female Athletes 167
Notes 177
Index 205
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