The Arena of Masculinity

The Arena of Masculinity

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Sports are perhaps the most visible expression of the ideals of masculinity in our society, and figure as a training ground on which young boys are taught what it means to be a man. Given the involvement of sports with masculinity, the homosexual athlete becomes a paradox, and the recent explosive growth of gay sporting leagues, a puzzle.

Pronger explores the paradoxical position of the gay athlete in a straight sporting world, examines the homoerotic undercurrent… (more)

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Publisher: St. Martin's Press (April 01, 2011)

Collection: St. Martin's Griffin

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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