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Gender Relations in Sport

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  • Drawing from the work of leading scholars within sport studies, Gender Relations in Sport provides an introductory textbook designed specifically for upper division undergraduate students devoted to the gender dynamics at play in sport.

Part of the book series: Teaching Gender (GEND)

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Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x
  2. Gender and Sport Participation

    • Karen M. Appleby, Elaine Foster
    Pages 1-20
  3. Theories of Gender and Sport

    • Leslee A. Fisher, Susannah K. Knust, Alicia J. Johnson
    Pages 21-38
  4. Gender and Sport Media

    • Nicole M. Lavoi
    Pages 39-52
  5. Sexual Identity and Sport

    • Kerrie J. Kauer, Vikki Krane
    Pages 53-71
  6. Intersections of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in Sport

    • Akilah R. Carter-Francique, Courtney L. Flowers
    Pages 73-93
  7. Framing Title IX

    • Theresa A. Walton
    Pages 95-118
  8. Studying the Athletic Body

    • Christy Greenleaf, Trent A. Petrie
    Pages 119-140
  9. Sexual Harassment and Abuse in Sport

    • Sandra Kirby, Guylaine Demers
    Pages 141-161
  10. Back Matter

    Pages 181-186

About this book

Designed primarily as a textbook for upper division undergraduate courses in gender and sport, gender issues, sport sociology, cultural sport studies, and women’s studies, Gender Relations in Sport provides a comprehensive examination of the intersecting themes and concepts surrounding the study of gender and sport. 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 gender in sport • Framing Title IX policy using conceptual metaphors • Studying the athletic body • Sexual harassment and abuse in sport • Historical developments and current issues from a European perspective The intersecting themes and concepts across chapters are also accentuated. Such a publication provides access to the study of gender relations in sport to students across a variety of disciplines. Emily A. Roper, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology at Sam Houston State University. Her research focuses on gender, sexuality, and sport.

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Health and Kinesiology, Sam Houston State University, Texas, USA

    Emily A. Roper

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Gender Relations in Sport

  • Editors: Emily A. Roper

  • Series Title: Teaching Gender

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-6209-455-0

  • Publisher: SensePublishers Rotterdam

  • eBook Packages: Humanities, Social Sciences and Law, Education (R0)

  • Copyright Information: SensePublishers-Rotterdam, The Netherlands 2013

  • eBook ISBN: 978-94-6209-455-0Published: 06 January 2014

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Topics: Education, general

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eBook USD 49.99
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