Fuller, Linda K.

Sport, Rhetoric, and Gender

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Linda K. Fuller

Part I. Sport Language Per Se

2. Sportswomanship: The Cultural Acceptance of Sport for Women versus the Accommodation of Cultured Women in Sport
L. Marlene Mawson

3. Language, Gender, and Sport: A Review of the Research Literature
Jeffrey O. Segrave, Katherine L. Mcdowell, James G. King

4. “Throw Like a Girl” Doesn’t Mean What It Used To: Research on Gender, Language, and Power
Faye Linda Wachs

Part II. Historical Perspectives

5. “A Glow of Pleasurable Excitement”: Images of the New Athletic Woman in American Popular Culture, 1880–1920
Nancy G. Rosoff

6. A Woman in a Man’s World: “Annie Laurie,” One of America’s First Sportswriters
Mike Sowell

7. White Sauvage-ry: Revisiting the Collegians and Coeds of Old Siwash College
Jane M. Stangl

Part III. Print Media Representations

8. She Got Game, but She Don’t Got Fame
Susan Burris

9. Strong Enough to be a Man, but Made a Woman: Discourses on Sport and Femininity in Sports Illustrated for Women
Cheryl Cooky

10. Running a Different Race: The Rhetoric of “Women’s-Only” Content in Runner’s World
Marie Hardin, Julie E. Dodd

11. Exercising Control: Empowerment and the Fitness Discourse
Jennifer Smith Maguire

12. Minimizing the Maxim Model? Interpreting the Sexual Body Rhetoric of Teenage Moms through Physical Education
Treena Orchard, Joannie Halas, Jennifer Stark

Part IV. Broadcast Media Representations

13. Television and Aerobic Sport: Empowerment and Patriarchy in Denise Austin’s Daily Workouts
Melissa Camacho

14. We Don’t Glow, We Sweat: The Ever Changing Commentary about Women’s Athletics
James R. Hallmark

Part V. Visual Media Representations

15. Game Face: Sports Reporters’ Use of Sexualized Language in Coverage of Women’s Professional Tennis
Kimberly L. Bissell

16. The Vamp, the Homebody, and the Upstart: Women and the Language of Baseball Films
Linda K. Fuller

17. Britney, the Body and the Blurring of Popular Cultures: A Case Study of Music Videos, Gender, a Transcendent Celebrity, and Health Issues
Catherine Sabiston, Brian Wilson

Part VI. Classic Case Studies

18. NASCAR’s Boy Wonder: Jeff Gordon as Ambivalent Sex Symbol in a Macho Subculture
Scott A. G. M. Crawford

19. “Hey, I’m the Coach’s Wife, not the Team Mom”: The Rhetoric of Little League Mothers’ Role Performances
Kim Golombisky

20. “Man-On”: The Culture of Girls’ Soccer
Sally Cole Mooney

21. The Making of the Perfect Sacrifice: A Rhetorical Analysis of Football Coaches’ Descriptions of their Wives
Diana L. Tucker

22. GirlSpeak: Adolescent Females Talk about their Athletic Identities
Susan G. Zieff

Keywords: Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Linguistics, general, Sociology of Sport and Leisure, Cultural and Media Studies, general, Popular Science in Sports, Sociology, general

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