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Sexual Sports Rhetoric: Historical and Media Contexts of Violence
     

Sexual Sports Rhetoric: Historical and Media Contexts of Violence

by Linda K. Fuller
 
Sexual Sports Rhetoric: Historical and Media Contexts of Violence deals with controversies surrounding the notion of sport violence added to the equation of gender and language. Topics discussed range from hooliganism, spousal abuse, and racial and/or gender orientation issues to literary, televised, filmic and photographic (pornographic?) images of sports

Overview

Sexual Sports Rhetoric: Historical and Media Contexts of Violence deals with controversies surrounding the notion of sport violence added to the equation of gender and language. Topics discussed range from hooliganism, spousal abuse, and racial and/or gender orientation issues to literary, televised, filmic and photographic (pornographic?) images of sports violence. The sports represented include ice hockey, stock car racing, football, body building, baseball, boxing, rugby, wrestling, and pool.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781433105081
Publisher:
Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
Publication date:
11/15/2009
Series:
Cultural Studies/Media
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

The Editor: Linda K. Fuller (Ph.D., University of Massachusetts), Professor of Communications at Worcester State College and a Senior Fellow at Northeastern University, is the author/(co)editor of more than 20 books and over 250 professional publications and conference reports, including Sport, Rhetoric, and Gender: Historical Perspectives and Media Representations (2006), Sportscasting: Principles and Practices (2008), and Sexual Sports Rhetoric: Global and Universal Contexts (Peter Lang, 2009). Fuller was awarded Fulbrights to teach in Singapore and do HIV/AIDS research in Senegal. Her website is: www.LKFullerSport.com.

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