The Politics of In/Visibility: Being There

The Politics of In/Visibility: Being There

by Kath Woodward

Hardcover(1st ed. 2015)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230302556
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 09/02/2015
Series: Genders and Sexualities in the Social Sciences
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 170
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Kath Woodward is Professor of Sociology and Head of Department in the Sociology Department at the Open University, UK. Her interests bring together feminist theory, gender studies and sport. She is author of Boxing, Masculinity and Identity, Social Sciences: The Big Issues, Why Feminism Matters, Embodied Sporting Practices, and Sex, Power and the Games.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Are you really there?
2. Being there and the culture of boxing
3. The Gaze
4. Sex gender sexuality in virtual and actual space
5. Public and private spaces and relationships
6. Looking and Feeling, Seeing and Hearing
7. Being There in the Zone: sex gender and visibility
8. Rethinking Sensation and Perception
9. Conclusion

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