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The Resource A locker room of her own : celebrity, sexuality, and female athletes, David C. Ogden and Joel Nathan Rosen, editors

A locker room of her own : celebrity, sexuality, and female athletes, David C. Ogden and Joel Nathan Rosen, editors

Label
A locker room of her own : celebrity, sexuality, and female athletes
Title
A locker room of her own
Title remainder
celebrity, sexuality, and female athletes
Statement of responsibility
David C. Ogden and Joel Nathan Rosen, editors
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Female athletes are too often perceived as interlopers in the historically male-dominated world of sports. Obstacles specific to women are of particular focus in A Locker Room of Her Own. Race, sexual orientation, and the similar qualities ancillary to gender bear special exploration in how they impact an athlete's story. Central to this volume is the contention that women in their role as inherent outsiders are placed in a unique position even more complicated than the usual experiences of inequality and discord associated with race and sports. The contributors explore and critique
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 796.0922
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
GV697.A1
LC item number
L62 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ogden, David C
  • Rosen, Joel Nathan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women athletes
  • Lesbian athletes
  • Women athletes
  • Women athletes
  • Public opinion
Label
A locker room of her own : celebrity, sexuality, and female athletes, David C. Ogden and Joel Nathan Rosen, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Engaging contested terrain / David C. Ogden and Joel Nathan Rosen -- Folklore and fairy tales: Babe Didrikson Zaharias revealed / Martha Reid -- "Take me out to the bellegame": how the AAGPBL gained and maintained its highly respected reputation / Kimberley Young -- The woman who should be king: the simplification of life and career of Billie Jean King / Elizabeth O'Connell -- Venus and Serena Williams: traversing the barriers of the country club world / Earl Smith and Angela J. Hattery -- Marion Jones: equity through infamy / Roberta J. Newman and Joel Nathan Rosen -- Paired heroines: Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova on the global stage / Kathleen A. Bishop -- "Raindrops on a window": race and sex and the framing of the Sheryl Swoopes narrative / Lisa Doris Alexander -- Florence Griffith Joyner: sexual politician in a unitard / Yvonne D. Sims -- Racing into the storm: Roberta Gibb, Kathrine Switzer, and women's marathoning / Oren Renick and Lea Robin Velez -- Go mama! Branded by beauty: how Danica Patrick swooned her way into sponsorship / Lisa R. Neilson
Control code
ocn815383708
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 209 pages
Isbn
9781617038136
Lccn
2012050121
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781617038136
  • (OCoLC)815383708
Label
A locker room of her own : celebrity, sexuality, and female athletes, David C. Ogden and Joel Nathan Rosen, editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Engaging contested terrain / David C. Ogden and Joel Nathan Rosen -- Folklore and fairy tales: Babe Didrikson Zaharias revealed / Martha Reid -- "Take me out to the bellegame": how the AAGPBL gained and maintained its highly respected reputation / Kimberley Young -- The woman who should be king: the simplification of life and career of Billie Jean King / Elizabeth O'Connell -- Venus and Serena Williams: traversing the barriers of the country club world / Earl Smith and Angela J. Hattery -- Marion Jones: equity through infamy / Roberta J. Newman and Joel Nathan Rosen -- Paired heroines: Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova on the global stage / Kathleen A. Bishop -- "Raindrops on a window": race and sex and the framing of the Sheryl Swoopes narrative / Lisa Doris Alexander -- Florence Griffith Joyner: sexual politician in a unitard / Yvonne D. Sims -- Racing into the storm: Roberta Gibb, Kathrine Switzer, and women's marathoning / Oren Renick and Lea Robin Velez -- Go mama! Branded by beauty: how Danica Patrick swooned her way into sponsorship / Lisa R. Neilson
Control code
ocn815383708
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 209 pages
Isbn
9781617038136
Lccn
2012050121
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781617038136
  • (OCoLC)815383708

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