Sport and Gender in Canada >CANADIAN<

Sport and Gender in Canada >CANADIAN<

by White
     
 

This thoroughly revised collection examines a wide range of gender related issues, all of which contribute to a larger body of knowledge about how gender operates as a key factor in the way sport is played, organized, and funded in Canada.See more details below

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This thoroughly revised collection examines a wide range of gender related issues, all of which contribute to a larger body of knowledge about how gender operates as a key factor in the way sport is played, organized, and funded in Canada.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900195419879
Publisher:
Oxford Canada
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
About the Authors
Preface
Pt. IHistorical and Conceptual Issues
Ch. 1Creators of the Lost and Perfect Game? Gender, History, and Canadian Sport5
Ch. 2The Public Importance of Men and the Importance of Public Men: Sport and Masculinities in Nineteenth-Century Canada24
Ch. 3Class and Gender: Intersections in Sport and Physical Activity40
Pt. IIContemporary Issues and Research
Ch. 4Is Sport Injury Gendered?69
Ch. 5Eating Disorders, Physical Activity, and Sport: Biological, Psychological, and Sociological Factors85
Ch. 6Who's Fair Game? Sport, Sexual Harassment, and Abuse107
Ch. 7Aging, Gender, and Physical Activity129
Ch. 8Doing Race, Doing Gender: First Nations, 'Sport', and Gender Relations153
Ch. 9Women, Sport, and Sexualities: Breaking the Silences170
Ch. 10Fear and Trembling: Homophobia in Men's Sport182
Ch. 11Gender and Organizational Power in Canadian Sport197
Ch. 12Social Marketing, Gender, and the Science of Fitness: A Case-Study of ParticipACTION Campaigns215
Ch. 13'Cool Pose' Incorporated: The Marketing of Black Masculinity in Canadian NBA Coverage232
Ch. 14Physical Activity in the Lives of Women with Disabilities254
Ch. 15Sport-Related Hazing: An Inquiry into Male and Female Involvement269
Ch. 16The Last Game? Hockey and the Experience of Masculinity in Quebec293
Afterword311
Index314

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