Sociology Of Sports

Download PDF by Adele Pavlidis,Simone Fullagar: Sport, Gender and Power: The Rise of Roller Derby (Gender,

By Adele Pavlidis,Simone Fullagar

ISBN-10: 1472417712

ISBN-13: 9781472417718

As a brand new breed of way of life activity fans ’derby grrrls’ are pushing the limits of gender as they negotiate the nexus of delight, discomfort and gear family members. delivering a socio-cultural research of the increase and reinvention of curler derby as either a brand new, globalized women’s activity and a regular inventive relaxation area, this booklet explores the way within which curler derby has emerged as a gendered area for self-transformation, belonging and embodied contest, within which ladies are invited to event their feelings in a different way, embody soreness and conquer limits. game, Gender and tool: the increase of curler Derby provides designated interview, ethnographic and autoethnographic fabric, including a number of media texts to shed new mild at the complicated relationships of energy skilled via ladies in derby as a recreation tradition, when additionally studying the darker relationships that characterise the game, together with these of inclusion and exclusion, distinction and identification, and festival and participation. a latest feminist research of empowerment, sexual distinction, gender and impact, this ebook will entice students of gender and sexuality, embodiment, feminist idea and the sociology of recreation and leisure.

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