Sex, Power and the Games

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This book explores the social and cultural impact of the Olympic Games, examining gender and sport, the inequalities between nations and people and at what the Games offer and how they are changing, in relation to spectacles, spectatorship and culture, including the links between art and sport.
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About the author

Kath Woodward is Professor of Sociology and Head of Department in the Sociology Department at the Open University, UK. Her interests bring together feminist theory, gender studies and sport. She is author of Boxing, Masculinity and Identity, Social Sciences: The Big Issues, Why Feminism Matters, Embodied Sporting Practices, and Sex, Power and the Games.
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Publisher
Springer
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Published on
Jun 12, 2012
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Pages
205
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ISBN
9781137023049
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Language
English
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Genres
Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
Social Science / Gender Studies
Social Science / Sociology / General
Social Science / Women's Studies
Sports & Recreation / General
Sports & Recreation / Sociology of Sports
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This content is DRM protected.
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