Everyday Masculinities and Extreme Sport: Male Identity and Rock Climbing

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Rock climbing is one of today's most popular 'extreme sports.' Although many women are involved, the sport retains a particularly male image and culture. Everyday Masculinities and Extreme Sport presents the first in-depth study of rock climbing in the UK, analysing what it reveals about the contemporary construction and performance of masculinity through sport.One of the key concerns of the book is the relationship between everyday masculinity and the pursuit of the extraordinary through sport. Drawing on insights from ...

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, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781845201371

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