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JIM McKAY, MICHAEL A. MESSNER & DON SABO

In: Masculinities, Gender Relations, and Sport

Chapter 1: Studying Sport, Men, and Masculinities from Feminist Standpoints

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Studying Sport, Men, and Masculinities from Feminist Standpoints
Studying sport, men, and masculinities from feminist standpoints
JIMMcKAY
MICHAEL A.MESSNER
DONSABO

A decade ago, Sport, Men and the Gender Order: Critical Feminist Perspectives (Messner & Sabo, 1990) built on a framework developed by feminist analyses of women and sport to demonstrate the fundamental importance of gender in men's sports. Nearly two decades of feminist studies of women and sport had demonstrated the fundamental importance of gender as a category of analysis (e.g., Birrell, 1978; Duquin, 1978; Felshin, 1974; Greendorfer, 1978; Hall 1978, 1988; Hargreaves, 1994; Harris, 1972; Lenskyj, 1986; Oglesby, 1978; Theberge, 1987). Yet, with the exception of a few writings on masculinity and sport that had appeared earlier (Dunning & Sheard, 1979; Sabo & Runfola, 1980), gender was conspicuously absent ...

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