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Power at Play

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 256 Nombre de pages
"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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Description

"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

Auteur

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



Texte du rabat

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.

Détails sur le produit

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