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Sport and Gender Identities

Masculinities, Femininities and Sexualities

by Cara Aitchison

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages163
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Open LibraryOL7488835M
ISBN 100415259576
ISBN 109780415259576

Sport and Gender Identities: Masculinities, Femininities and Sexualities (Routledge Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device s: 2. This review examines gender identity issues in competitive sports, focusing on the evolution of policies relating to female gender verification and transsexual participation in sport. The issues are complex and continue to challenge sport governing bodies, including the International Olympic Committee, as they strive to provide a safe environment in which female athletes may compete fairly and.

Andrew C. Billings (PhD, Indiana University, ) studies sports communication and mass media, particularly focusing on the negotiation of identity within televised sport. He holds a degree in Communication & Culture from Indiana University and has received several teaching awards for his work in the classroom. This work has examined the role of sport (1) in the formation of an identity as an ‘‘athlete’’; (2) in the formation of identities specific to particular sports; and (3) in the formation of more generic identities, such as gender identity, racial/ethnic identity, or national identity.

Gender Identity. U.S. society allows for some level of flexibility when it comes to acting out gender roles. To a certain extent, men can assume some feminine roles and women can assume some masculine roles without interfering with their gender identity. Gender identity is a person’s deeply held internal perception of his or her gender. 8 Books That Teach Kids About the Fluidity of Gender and the Importance of Acceptance by Lori Duron Transgender and gender nonconforming people (think Caitlyn Jenner or Ruby Rose) are gaining more visibility as they find the courage to come out and live publicly as the most authentic versions of .


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Sport and Gender Identities: Masculinities, Femininities and Sexualities (Routledge Critical Studies in Sport S) 1st Edition, Kindle Edition. by Cara Carmichael Aitchison (Editor) Format: Kindle Edition.

out of 5 stars 2 ratings. Flip to back Flip to s: 2. This important new book brings together gender studies and sexuality studies to provide original and critical insights into processes of identity formation in a wide range of sport-related contexts.

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This important new book brings together gender studies and sexuality studies to provide original and critical insights into processes of identity formation in a wide range of sport-related contexts. This book will be of particular interest to students and academics working in sport studies, leisure studies, gender studies, queer and sexuality studies, social and cultural geography, and sociology.

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The 16 contributors, leading scholars from sport studies, present key issues, current research perspectives and theoretical developments within nine sub-areas of gender and sport: • Gender and sport participation • Theories of gender and sport • Gender and sport media • Sexual identity and sport • Intersections of race, ethnicity and.

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