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The Resource A locker room of her own : celebrity, sexuality, and female athletes, David C. Ogden and Joel Nathan Rosen, editors

A locker room of her own : celebrity, sexuality, and female athletes, David C. Ogden and Joel Nathan Rosen, editors

Label
A locker room of her own : celebrity, sexuality, and female athletes
Title
A locker room of her own
Title remainder
celebrity, sexuality, and female athletes
Statement of responsibility
David C. Ogden and Joel Nathan Rosen, editors
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Female athletes are too often perceived as interlopers in the historically male-dominated world of sports. Obstacles specific to women are of particular focus in A Locker Room of Her Own. Race, sexual orientation, and the similar qualities ancillary to gender bear special exploration in how they impact an athlete's story. Central to this volume is the contention that women in their role as inherent outsiders are placed in a unique position even more complicated than the usual experiences of inequality and discord associated with race and sports. The contributors explore and critique
Biography type
collective biography
Dewey number
  • 796.0922
  • B
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ogden, David C.,
  • Rosen, Joel Nathan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women athletes
  • Lesbian athletes
  • Women athletes
  • Women athletes
  • Public opinion
Label
A locker room of her own : celebrity, sexuality, and female athletes, David C. Ogden and Joel Nathan Rosen, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Folklore And Fairy Tales: Babe Didrikson Zaharias Revealed / Martha Reid -- "Take Me Out To The Bellegame": How The Aagpbl Gained And Maintained Its Highly Respected Reputation / Kimberly Young -- The Woman Who Should Be King: The Simplification Of The Life And Career Of Billie Jean King / Elizabeth O'Connell -- Venus And Serena Williams: Traversing The Barriers Of The Country Club World / Angela J. Hattery -- Marion Jones: Equity Through Infamy / Joel Nathan Rosen -- Paired Heroines: Chris Evert And Martina Navratilova On The Global Stage / Kathleen A. Bishop -- "Raindrops On A Window": Race And Sex And The Framing Of The Sheryl Swoopes Narrative / Lisa Doris Alexander -- Florence Griffith Joyner: Sexual Politician In A Unitard / Yvonne D. Sims -- Racing Into The Storm: Roberta Gibb, Kathrine Switzer, And Women's Marathoning / Lea Robin Velez -- Go Mama! Branded By Beauty: How Danica Patrick Swooned Her Way Into Sponsorship / Lisa R. Neilson
Control code
ocn823139856
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781617038143
Lccn
2012051779
Note
Oxford University Press
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)823139856
Label
A locker room of her own : celebrity, sexuality, and female athletes, David C. Ogden and Joel Nathan Rosen, editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Folklore And Fairy Tales: Babe Didrikson Zaharias Revealed / Martha Reid -- "Take Me Out To The Bellegame": How The Aagpbl Gained And Maintained Its Highly Respected Reputation / Kimberly Young -- The Woman Who Should Be King: The Simplification Of The Life And Career Of Billie Jean King / Elizabeth O'Connell -- Venus And Serena Williams: Traversing The Barriers Of The Country Club World / Angela J. Hattery -- Marion Jones: Equity Through Infamy / Joel Nathan Rosen -- Paired Heroines: Chris Evert And Martina Navratilova On The Global Stage / Kathleen A. Bishop -- "Raindrops On A Window": Race And Sex And The Framing Of The Sheryl Swoopes Narrative / Lisa Doris Alexander -- Florence Griffith Joyner: Sexual Politician In A Unitard / Yvonne D. Sims -- Racing Into The Storm: Roberta Gibb, Kathrine Switzer, And Women's Marathoning / Lea Robin Velez -- Go Mama! Branded By Beauty: How Danica Patrick Swooned Her Way Into Sponsorship / Lisa R. Neilson
Control code
ocn823139856
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781617038143
Lccn
2012051779
Note
Oxford University Press
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)823139856

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