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Power at Play

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 256 Nombre de pages
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"An examination of the heartland of masculinity. . . Power at Play tells us about [sport's] compelling allure, its ability to best... Lire la suite
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"An examination of the heartland of masculinity. . . Power at Play tells us about [sport's] compelling allure, its ability to bestow self-confidence and social status. . . but also [about] the dark side of the athletic subculture. A work of clarity and insight." —Gender and Society

"An eye opener about sport and its meaning. . . Loaded with valuable insights." —San Francisco Chronicle

"The first examination of American jock culture that makes sense to me . . . Parents of young kids may find it especially interesting." —Whole Earth Review

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#160;Michael A. Messneris associate professor of sociology at the University of Southern California.

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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.

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Titre: Power at Play
Sous-titre: Sports and the Problem of Masculinity
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Code EAN: 9780807041055
ISBN: 978-0-8070-4105-5
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Random House N.Y.
Genre: Sport
nombre de pages: 256
Poids: 381g
Taille: H229mm x B152mm x T15mm
Année: 1995

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