Media Sport Stars: Masculinities and Moralities

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780415170376: Media Sport Stars: Masculinities and Moralities

Media Sport Stars considers how masculinity and male identity are represented through images of sport and sport stars. From the pre-radio era to today's specialist TV channels, newspaper supplements and websites, Whannel traces the growing cultural importance of sport and sportmen, showing how the very practices of sport are still bound up with the production of masculinities.
Through a series of case studies of British and American sportsmen, Whannel traces the emergence of of the sporting 'hero' and 'star' , and considers the ways in which the lives of sport stars are narrated through the media. Focusing on figures like Muhammad Ali and David Beckham, whose fame has spread well beyond the world of sport, he shows how growing media coverage has helped produced a sporting system, and examines how modern celebrity addresses the issues of race and nation, performance and identity, morality and violence.
From Babe Ruth to Mike Tyson, Media Sport Stars demonstrates that, in an era in which both morality and masculinity are percieved to be 'in crisis', sport holds a central place in contemporary culture, and sport stars become the focal point for discourses of masculinity and morality.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Gary Whannel is Professor of Media Cultures and Director for the Centre of International Media Analysis at the University of Luton. He is the author of Understanding Sport and Fields of Vision: Television Sport and Cultural Transformation, (Routledge 1992). He is also the co-editor of Understanding Television, (Routledge 1990).

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Whannel, Garry
ISBN 10: 0415170370 ISBN 13: 9780415170376
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. This item is Print on Demand - Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # POD_9780415170376

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 68.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

WHANNEL, GARRY.
Published by Routledge (2017)
ISBN 10: 0415170370 ISBN 13: 9780415170376
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2017. Hardback. Book Condition: NEW. 9780415170376 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Print on Demand title, produced to the highest standard, and there would be a delay in dispatch of around 10 working days. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE0234179

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 90.23
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.01
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Whannel, Garry
ISBN 10: 0415170370 ISBN 13: 9780415170376
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97804151703760000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 103.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Whannel, Garry
Published by Routledge (2016)
ISBN 10: 0415170370 ISBN 13: 9780415170376
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: New. PRINT ON DEMAND Book; New; Publication Year 2016; Not Signed; Fast Shipping from the UK. No. book. Bookseller Inventory # ria9780415170376_lsuk

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 104.85
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.18
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Whannel, Garry (Author)
Published by Routledge (2001)
ISBN 10: 0415170370 ISBN 13: 9780415170376
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 284 pages. 9.25x6.25x0.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __0415170370

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 106.27
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.51
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Whannel, Garry
Published by Routledge
ISBN 10: 0415170370 ISBN 13: 9780415170376
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge. Book Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Hardcover - 288pp - This title is now printed on demand - please allow 2-3 weeks added time for shipment! A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. Bookseller Inventory # 1967534

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 115.94
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Garry Whannel
Published by Routledge (2001)
ISBN 10: 0415170370 ISBN 13: 9780415170376
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
PBShop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2001. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days.THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IP-9780415170376

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 128.34
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Whannel, Garry
Published by Routledge (2001)
ISBN 10: 0415170370 ISBN 13: 9780415170376
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # INGM9780415170376

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 130.74
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Garry Whannel
Published by Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom (2001)
ISBN 10: 0415170370 ISBN 13: 9780415170376
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 2001. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 243 x 158 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Media Sport Stars considers how masculinity and male identity are represented through images of sport and sport stars. From the pre-radio era to today s specialist TV channels, newspaper supplements and websites, Whannel traces the growing cultural importance of sport and sportmen, showing how the very practices of sport are still bound up with the production of masculinities. Through a series of case studies of British and American sportsmen, Whannel traces the emergence of of the sporting hero and star , and considers the ways in which the lives of sport stars are narrated through the media. Focusing on figures like Muhammad Ali and David Beckham, whose fame has spread well beyond the world of sport, he shows how growing media coverage has helped produced a sporting system, and examines how modern celebrity addresses the issues of race and nation, performance and identity, morality and violence. From Babe Ruth to Mike Tyson, Media Sport Stars demonstrates that, in an era in which both morality and masculinity are percieved to be in crisis , sport holds a central place in contemporary culture, and sport stars become the focal point for discourses of masculinity and morality. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780415170376

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 156.96
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Garry Whannel
Published by Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom (2001)
ISBN 10: 0415170370 ISBN 13: 9780415170376
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 2001. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 243 x 158 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Media Sport Stars considers how masculinity and male identity are represented through images of sport and sport stars. From the pre-radio era to today s specialist TV channels, newspaper supplements and websites, Whannel traces the growing cultural importance of sport and sportmen, showing how the very practices of sport are still bound up with the production of masculinities. Through a series of case studies of British and American sportsmen, Whannel traces the emergence of of the sporting hero and star , and considers the ways in which the lives of sport stars are narrated through the media. Focusing on figures like Muhammad Ali and David Beckham, whose fame has spread well beyond the world of sport, he shows how growing media coverage has helped produced a sporting system, and examines how modern celebrity addresses the issues of race and nation, performance and identity, morality and violence. From Babe Ruth to Mike Tyson, Media Sport Stars demonstrates that, in an era in which both morality and masculinity are percieved to be in crisis , sport holds a central place in contemporary culture, and sport stars become the focal point for discourses of masculinity and morality. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780415170376

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 161.01
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book