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Out of Play
Out of Play (July 2007)
Critical Essays on Gender and Sport
Michael A. Messner - Author
Raewyn Connell - Foreword by

Winner CHOICE 2008 Outstanding Academic Title

A revealing look at gender issues in contemporary sport.

From beer ads in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue to four-year-old boys and girls playing soccer; from male athletes’ sexual violence against women to homophobia and racism in sport, Out of Play analyzes connections between gender and...(Read More)
Paradoxes of Youth and Sport
Paradoxes of Youth and Sport (March 2002)
Margaret Gatz - Editor
Michael A. Messner - Editor
Sandra J. Ball-Rokeach - Editor

Highlights the practical benefits and the many problems of youth and sports in the United States.

Paradoxes of Youth and Sport explores emergent debates among scholars, youth advocates, and sport practitionersconcerning the role of sport in the lives of young people in urban settings. Specialists from diverse fields examine how sport can address social ills and act as a resource in the lives of disadvantaged youth versus how spo...(Read More)
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