© 2013

Gender Relations in Sport

  • Emily A. Roper

Part of the Teaching Gender book series (GEND)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Karen M. Appleby, Elaine Foster
    Pages 1-20
  3. Leslee A. Fisher, Susannah K. Knust, Alicia J. Johnson
    Pages 21-38
  4. Nicole M. Lavoi
    Pages 39-52
  5. Kerrie J. Kauer, Vikki Krane
    Pages 53-71
  6. Akilah R. Carter-Francique, Courtney L. Flowers
    Pages 73-93
  7. Theresa A. Walton
    Pages 95-118
  8. Christy Greenleaf, Trent A. Petrie
    Pages 119-140
  9. Sandra Kirby, Guylaine Demers
    Pages 141-161
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 181-186

About this book


Designed primarily as a textbook for upper division undergraduate courses in gender and sport, gender issues, sport sociology, cultural sport studies, and women’s studies, Gender Relations in Sport provides a comprehensive examination of the intersecting themes and concepts surrounding the study of gender and sport. The 16 contributors, leading scholars from sport studies, present key issues, current research perspectives and theoretical developments within nine sub-areas of gender and sport: • Gender and sport participation • Theories of gender and sport • Gender and sport media • Sexual identity and sport • Intersections of race, ethnicity and gender in sport • Framing Title IX policy using conceptual metaphors • Studying the athletic body • Sexual harassment and abuse in sport • Historical developments and current issues from a European perspective The intersecting themes and concepts across chapters are also accentuated. Such a publication provides access to the study of gender relations in sport to students across a variety of disciplines. Emily A. Roper, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology at Sam Houston State University. Her research focuses on gender, sexuality, and sport.


Feminist Gender Intersectionality Physical activity Sport

Editors and affiliations

  • Emily A. Roper
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Health and KinesiologySam Houston State UniversityTexasUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Gender Relations in Sport
  • Editors Emily A. Roper
  • Series Title Teaching Gender
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information SensePublishers-Rotterdam, The Netherlands 2013
  • Publisher Name SensePublishers, Rotterdam
  • eBook Packages Humanities, Social Sciences and Law Education (R0)
  • eBook ISBN 978-94-6209-455-0
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages , 0
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Education, general
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