Power at Play Sports and the Problem of Masculinity

ISBN-10: 080704105X
ISBN-13: 9780807041055
Edition: 1995
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Description: North American Society for the Sociology of Sport Book Award 1993 Based on interviews with a diverse group of former high school, college, and professional athletes, Power at Play examines the important role sports play in defining masculinity for  More...

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Book details

List price: $21.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 4/30/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748

North American Society for the Sociology of Sport Book Award 1993 Based on interviews with a diverse group of former high school, college, and professional athletes, Power at Play examines the important role sports play in defining masculinity for American men.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Sport, Men, and Gender
Boyhood: The Promise of Sport
The Meaning of Success
The Embodiment of Masculinity
Friendship, Intimacy, and Sexuality
Out of the Limelight: Disengagement from the Athletic Career
Life after Sport
Sport and Gender Relations: Continuity, Contradiction, and Change
Appendix 1: Individual Data on Interviewees
Appendix 2: Interviewing Male Former Athletes
Appendix 3: Social Class and Race of Interviewees
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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