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The arena of masculinity; sports, homosexuality, and the meaning of sex

Pronger, Brian A.

ISBN 10: 0312050534 / ISBN 13: 9780312050535
Published by St. Martin's Press, New York, 1990
Hardcover
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xii, 305p., preface, introduction, bibliography, notes, index, illustrations, very good first edition in cloth boards and unclipped dj. Bookseller Inventory # 27116

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Title: The arena of masculinity; sports, ...

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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Sports are perhaps the most visible expression of the ideals of masculinity in our society, and figure as a training ground on which young boys are taught what it means to be a man. Given the involvement of sports with masculinity, the homosexual athlete becomes a paradox, and the recent explosive growth of gay sporting leagues, a puzzle.

Pronger explores the paradoxical position of the gay athlete in a straight sporting world, examines the homoerotic undercurrent subliminally present in the masculine struggle of sports, and explicates the growth of gay sports in the framework of the developing gay culture.

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Brian Pronger is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Physical Education and Health at the University of Toronto.

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