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Athletic intruders [electronic resource] : ethnographic research on women, culture, and exercise / edited by Anne Bolin and Jane Granskog.

Contributor(s): Bolin, Anne | Granskog, Jane.
Material type: TextTextSeries: SUNY series on sport, culture, and social relations: Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, c2003Description: 1 online resource (x, 294 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1417536020 (electronic bk.); 9781417536023 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Physical education for women -- Social aspects | Sports for women -- Social aspects | Body image in women -- Social aspects | Feminist theory | SPORTS & RECREATION -- Sociology of SportsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Athletic intruders.DDC classification: 306.4/83 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Reflexive ethnography, women, and sporting activities / Anne Bolin, Jane Granskog -- Just "tri" and "du" it: the variable impact of female involvement in the triathlon/duathlon sport culture / Jane Granskog -- Postmodern aerobics: contradiction and resistance / Pirkko Markula -- Cultural expressions of African American female athletes in intercollegiate sport / Terese M. Peretto Stratta -- Beauty or the beast: the subversive soma / Anne Bolin -- A woman's place is in the cardiovascular room?? Gender relations, the body, and the gym / Shari L. Dworkin -- Women who ride: the bitch in the back is dead / Barbara Joans -- "I was there": gendered limitations, expectations, and strategic assumptions in the world of co-ed softball / Faye Linda Wachs -- Changing body aesthetics: diet and exercise fads in a Newfoundland outport community / Dona Davis -- Kicking stereotypes into touch: an ethnographic account of women's rugby / P. David Howe.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Reflexive ethnography, women, and sporting activities / Anne Bolin, Jane Granskog -- Just "tri" and "du" it: the variable impact of female involvement in the triathlon/duathlon sport culture / Jane Granskog -- Postmodern aerobics: contradiction and resistance / Pirkko Markula -- Cultural expressions of African American female athletes in intercollegiate sport / Terese M. Peretto Stratta -- Beauty or the beast: the subversive soma / Anne Bolin -- A woman's place is in the cardiovascular room?? Gender relations, the body, and the gym / Shari L. Dworkin -- Women who ride: the bitch in the back is dead / Barbara Joans -- "I was there": gendered limitations, expectations, and strategic assumptions in the world of co-ed softball / Faye Linda Wachs -- Changing body aesthetics: diet and exercise fads in a Newfoundland outport community / Dona Davis -- Kicking stereotypes into touch: an ethnographic account of women's rugby / P. David Howe.

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