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  • Sport, Theory and Social Problems

    A Critical Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Eric Anderson, Adam White

    In a revised, updated, and considerably expanded new edition of Sport, Theory and Social Problems, authors Eric Anderson and Adam White examine how the structure and culture of sport promotes inequality, injury, and complicity to authority at the non-elite levels of play in Anglo-American countries…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge

  • Transgender Athletes in Competitive Sport

    Edited by Eric Anderson, Ann Travers

    While efforts to include gay and lesbian athletes in competitive sport have received significant attention, it is only recently that we have begun examining the experiences of transgender athletes in competitive sport. This book represents the first comprehensive study of the challenges that…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport, Masculinities and Sexualities

    Edited by Eric Anderson

    Sport, Masculinities and Sexualities examines the impact of decreasing cultural homophobia on both gay and straight male athletes. It suggests that the study of sport, masculinities and sexualities emerged during a time of extreme homophobia— the 1980. Cultural homophobia declined, however,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sport, Gender and Sexuality

    Edited by Jennifer Hargreaves, Eric Anderson

    The Routledge Handbook of Sport, Gender and Sexuality brings together important new work from 68 leading international scholars that, collectively, demonstrates the intrinsic interconnectedness of sport, gender and sexuality. It introduces what is, in essence, a sophisticated sub-area of sport…

    Paperback – 2016-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Out in Sport

    The experiences of openly gay and lesbian athletes in competitive sport

    By Eric Anderson, Rory Magrath, Rachael Bullingham

    Research has shown that since the turn of the millennia, matters have rapidly improved for gays and lesbians in sport. Where gay and lesbian athletes were merely tolerated a decade ago, today they are celebrated. This book represents the most comprehensive examination of the experiences of gays…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29
    Routledge

  • Inclusive Masculinity

    The Changing Nature of Masculinities

    By Eric Anderson

    Drawing on qualitative studies of teamsport athletes and fraternity members, this book describes the rapidly changing world of masculinities among men in both the United States and Great Britain. As cultural homophobia decreases, university-aged men are influenced to construct a softer version of…

    Paperback – 2011-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Sport, Theory and Social Problems

    A Critical Introduction

    By Eric Anderson, Adam White

    What impact does sport have on the lives of ordinary people? How does sport help to perpetuate inequalities in society? What can social theory tell us about the role of sport in society?  At their origin competitive sports were institutionalized in Western cultures for the privilege of white,…

    Paperback – 2010-06-17
    Routledge

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