Sex, Power And The Games by K. WoodwardSex, Power And The Games by K. Woodward

Sex, Power And The Games

byK. Woodward

Hardcover | June 12, 2012

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This book explores the social and cultural impact of the Olympic Games, examining gender and sport, the inequalities between nations and people and what the Games offer and how they are changing, in relation to spectacles, spectatorship and culture, including the links between art and sport. 

KATH WOODWARD Professor of Sociology at the Open University, UK, working on feminist theoretical perspectives on sex and race equality and a member of CRESC. Recent publications include Embodied Sporting Practices; Gender; Planet Sport; Social Sciences: The Big Issues; Boxing, Identity and Masculinity; and, with Sophie Woodward, Why F...
Title:Sex, Power And The GamesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:216 pagesPublished:June 12, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230283195

ISBN - 13:9780230283190


Table of Contents

Introduction Regulatory Frameworks: Playing by the Rules Finding the Truth: Hoping for Certainty Nations, Host Cities and Opportunities Spectacles and Spectators The Art of Sport Contradictions, Controversies and Disruptions Conclusion References