By Mary Louise Adams

ISBN-10: 1442611715

ISBN-13: 9781442611719

ISBN-10: 1442643188

ISBN-13: 9781442643185

In modern North the USA, determine skating ranks one of the such a lot 'feminine' of activities and few boys take it up for worry of being labelled effeminate or homosexual. but determine skating used to be an completely male hobby - ladies didn't skate in major numbers till the past due 1800s, not less than a century after the founding of the 1st skating membership. basically within the Nineteen Thirties did determine skating start to gather its female image.

Artistic Impressions is the 1st heritage to track determine skating's remarkable transformation from gentlemen's paintings to 'girls' sport.' With a spotlight on masculinity, Mary Louise Adams examines how skating's evolving gender identification has been mirrored at the ice and within the media, taking a look at ideas, approach, and elegance and at ongoing debates in regards to the position of 'art' in recreation. Uncovering the little identified historical past of skating, Artistic Impressions indicates how principles approximately recreation, gender, and sexuality have mixed to restrict the types of actual expression on hand to men.

Show description

Read or Download Artistic Impressions: Figure Skating, Masculinity, and the Limits of Sport PDF

Similar sociology of sports books

Matthew De George's Pooling Talent: Swimming's Greatest Teams (Rowman & PDF

Swimming is essentially a person recreation, but sure accomplishments, even through the most illustrious names within the game, can merely be absolutely liked whilst thought of along the contributions in their teammates. in the end, Michael Phelps might by no means have earned a list 8 gold medals within the 2008 Olympics have been it now not for his teammates’ global record-setting efforts within the four hundred freestyle relay.

New PDF release: Football and the FA Women’s Super League: Structure,

Women's soccer is the quickest turning out to be participation recreation within the united kingdom. This publication severely explores women's elite soccer from a sociological standpoint, analysing the expansion, governance and influence of the FA Women's large League from its inception onwards.

Sport als Integrationsmotor? Eine Analyse der Bedeutung von - download pdf or read online

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2013 im Fachbereich activity - Sportsoziologie, observe: 1,3, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg (Institut für Sozialwissenschaften), Veranstaltung: Globalisierung & Migration, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: „Auch 30 Jahre nach dem Anwerbestopp ist es für die 'klassischen Arbeitsmigranten' und ihre Familien noch immer sehr schwierig an den zentralen gesellschaftlichen Gütern und Positionen teilzuhaben.

Download e-book for iPad: Football Fandom and Migration: An Ethnography of by Nina Szogs

This e-book reports how transnationalisation, Europeanisation and migration techniques intersect with soccer fandom, via an research of the transnational narratives and practices of Fenerbahçe and Galatasaray soccer lovers in Vienna, Austria. in response to ethnographic fieldwork in Austria, Turkey and Germany, the writer analyses the methods in which narratives approximately soccer fandom are frequently associated with migrant stories, together with practices of (self‑)culturalization within the diasporic context in Austria.

Additional resources for Artistic Impressions: Figure Skating, Masculinity, and the Limits of Sport

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Artistic Impressions: Figure Skating, Masculinity, and the Limits of Sport by Mary Louise Adams

by James

Rated 4.75 of 5 – based on 43 votes