The multiple pleasures derived from sport are important in constituting subjectivities, social belongings, nationalistic fervors and for some, even reasons for living. This volume examines the role of sporting pleasure in identity formation, social relations, and social transformation. It...
Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge
This edited collection explores the important connections between sexualities, geographies and leisure studies. Chapters consider aspects of sport, leisure and tourism and show how sexualities are produced and reproduced within these spatial realms. The critical and interdisciplinary analyses—which...
Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge
Continuing with Gender Analyses
This book examines the complex ways in which girls and women experience football cultures in Britain. It extends current debate surrounding women and football (namely, how gender has functioned to shape women’s experiences of playing the game), by focusing on organisational, administrative and...
Published September 28th 2011 by Routledge
The first book focusing exclusively on this subject, Sport, Sexualities and Queer/Theory captures the newest and best writing on an emerging focus of study that brings in perspectives from a number of disciplines including sports studies, gender studies, sociology, cultural studies, lesbian and gay...
Published October 9th 2006 by Routledge