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Olympic Women and the Media: International Perspectives
     

Olympic Women and the Media: International Perspectives

by P. Markula (Editor), Toni Bruce (Editor)
 

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This book examines how women athletes were represented in internationalmedia coverage during the 2004 Olympic Games. Through feminist theorizing and qualitative textual analysis, the contributors discuss sexualization, nationalism, success, failure and the [in]visibility of women athletes in newspaper reporting in Asia, Europe and the USA.

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This book examines how women athletes were represented in internationalmedia coverage during the 2004 Olympic Games. Through feminist theorizing and qualitative textual analysis, the contributors discuss sexualization, nationalism, success, failure and the [in]visibility of women athletes in newspaper reporting in Asia, Europe and the USA.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230222847
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
07/15/2009
Series:
Global Culture and Sport Series
Edition description:
2009
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

NATALIE BARKER-RUCHTI is Researcher and Lecturer at the Institute of Exercise and Health Sciences at the University of Basel, Switzerland
TONI BRUCE is Senior Lecturer in Sport and Leisure Studies at the University of Waikato, New Zealand
AGNES ELLING is Senior Researcher at the W.J.H. Mulier Institute, centre for research on sports in society in the Netherlands
LAURA HILLS is Lecturer in Youth Sport/Sociology of Sport at Brunel University, UK
EILEEN KENNEDY is Director of the Centre for Scientific and Cultural Research in Sport in the School of Human and Life Sciences at Roehampton University, London, UK
EUNHA KOH is Senior Researcher at the Department of Policy Research and Development, Korea Institute of Sport Science, South Korea
JUDY LIAO is currently a Ph.D student in the socio-cultural studies of sport and physical activity at the University of Alberta, Canada
ROELIEN LUIJT works as a sports researcher and a sports journalist and runs her own company- ZEAL Sport& Media
MARGARET MACNEILL is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Physical Education and Health at the University of Toronto, Canada, is cross-appointed to the Faculty of Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Association of Kinesiology and PE
MONTSERRAT MARTIN is Lecturer of Sociology of Sport at Vic University, Catalonia, Spain
NANCY E. SPENCER is Associate Professor in the School of Human Movement, Sport and Leisure Studies at Bowling Green State University, U.S.A.
PING WU is Senior Lecturer in Sports Journalism and Media at the University of Bedfordshire, UK

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