Everyday Masculinities and Extreme Sport: Male Identity and Rock Climbing

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This book offers the first in depth study of this one particular extreme sport, rock climbing, and uses it as a case study to examine at how men "do" masculinity in a sporting environment. The book offers a fresh and innovative perspective on issues surrounding masculine identity, and challenges traditional approaches to sport studies. It also presents new ways of conceptualizing the relationship between the everyday and the pursuit of the extraordinary through sport. Drawing on insights from sociology, gender, masculinity ...

Everyday Masculinities and Extreme Sport: Male Identity and Rock Climbing 2008, Berg Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9781845201364

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Everyday Masculinities and Extreme Sport: Male Identity and Rock Climbing 2008, Berg Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9781845201371

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