Gender Politics and the Olympic Industry

  • Helen Jefferson Lenskyj

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 137-159

About this book

Introduction

This book explores how the Olympic industry has shaped hegemonic concepts of sporting masculinities and femininities for its own profit and image-making ends, examining its continuing marginalization of athletes on account of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality and class.

Keywords

gender politics Sex

Authors and affiliations

  • Helen Jefferson Lenskyj
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  1. 1.University of TorontoCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137291158
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Pivot, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-45076-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-29115-8
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