Athletic intruders : ethnographic research on women, culture, and exercise /

Informed by feminism and the fields of anthropology and sociology of sport, this anthology investigates women's place in sport and exercise from a sociocultural perspective, documenting women's struggle into the sports arenas of male hegemony. The nine ethnographic case studies explore iss...

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Other Authors: Bolin, Anne., Granskog, Jane.
Format: eBook
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2003.
Series:SUNY series on sport, culture, and social relations.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Reflexive ethnography, women, and sporting activities /
  • Anne Bolin,
  • Jane Granskog
  • Just "tri" and "du" it: the variable impact of female involvement in the triathlon/duathlon sport culture /
  • Jane Granskog
  • Postmodern aerobics: contradiction and resistance /
  • Pirkko Markula
  • Cultural expressions of African American female athletes in intercollegiate sport /
  • Terese M. Peretto Stratta
  • Beauty or the beast: the subversive soma /
  • Anne Bolin
  • A woman's place is in the cardiovascular room?? Gender relations, the body, and the gym /
  • Shari L. Dworkin
  • Women who ride: the bitch in the back is dead /
  • Barbara Joans
  • "I was there": gendered limitations, expectations, and strategic assumptions in the world of co-ed softball /
  • Faye Linda Wachs
  • Changing body aesthetics: diet and exercise fads in a Newfoundland outport community /
  • Dona Davis
  • Kicking stereotypes into touch: an ethnographic account of women's rugby /
  • P. David Howe.