Gender Politics and the Olympic Industry
by H. Lenskyj


Overview - 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.

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Overview
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.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781137291141
  • ISBN-10: 1137291141
  • Publisher: Palgrave Pivot
  • Publish Date: October 2012
  • Page Count: 159
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.79 pounds

Series: Palgrave Studies in the Olympic and Paralympic Games

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Books > Sports & Recreation > Sociology of Sports
Books > Sports & Recreation > History
Books > Social Science > Gender Studies

 
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