Why back old stallions and geldings when there are faster mares and fairer fillies out there? Famous Women Track Runners. In line with Pichevin and Hurtig , we conclude that the label sex is an identity marker for women whereas it is a social marker for men. Now, however, with girls' and women's dramatic movement into sport, the process of exclusion has become a bit subtler, a bit more This paper utilizes a feminist theoretical framework to explore the contemporary social meanings of sports violence. Send the link below via email or IM Copy. Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article.
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Sports and Male Domination: The Female Athlete as ...
An initial strategy is to marginalize something that is toobig to simply ignore. In high school basketball, the girls' ball is 1 inch smaller in circumference and 2 ounces lighter than the boys'. The meaning of success: On being female in sport. It will be argued that women's movement into sport represents a genuinequest by women for equality, control of their own bodies, and self-definition,and as such it represents a challenge to the ideological basis of male domination.
The choices, the filtering, the entire mediation of the sporting event, isbased upon invisible, taken-for-granted assumptions and values of dominant so- Sports and Male Domination cial groups, and as such the presentation of the event tends to support corporate,white, and male-dominant ideologies. Top-notch female athletes have often been subjected toovert hostility intended to cast doubts upon their true sex. Sports and male identity p. Men would most likely try thier hardest to make a female quit on an all guys team.
For the first time there were more women in the Australian Olympic team than men. This can sometimes distort the truth, as when the media works to shape viewer perceptions by potraying athletes negatively based on race or gender and stereotyped beliefs about both" Sharma. Media is too interested in the way people look and not their actual abilities. The question then becomes: Hopefully, the end of male domination in sports will mean that we will no longer have to go over these well-worn arguments. Generally, the women who are willing to be in a male sport are good enough and just as aggresive as the men. When refined, this problem is greater than what occurs in my sport of figure skating-it is a problem that exists across the realm of women in sport and athletics.