Taking The Field: Women, Men, and Sports

Taking The Field Women Men and Sports In the past when sport simply excluded girls the equation of males with active athletic power and of females with weakness and passivity seemed to come easily almost naturally Now however with gi

  • Title: Taking The Field: Women, Men, and Sports
  • Author: Michael A. Messner
  • ISBN: 9780816634491
  • Page: 414
  • Format: Paperback
  • In the past, when sport simply excluded girls, the equation of males with active athletic power and of females with weakness and passivity seemed to come easily, almost naturally Now, however, with girlsOCO and womenOCOs dramatic movement into sport, the process of exclusion has become a bit subtler, a bit complicated and yet, as Michael Messner shows us in this provIn the past, when sport simply excluded girls, the equation of males with active athletic power and of females with weakness and passivity seemed to come easily, almost naturally Now, however, with girlsOCO and womenOCOs dramatic movement into sport, the process of exclusion has become a bit subtler, a bit complicated and yet, as Michael Messner shows us in this provocative book, no less effective In Taking the Field, Messner argues that despite profound changes, the world of sport largely retains and continues its longtime conservative role in gender relations.To explore the current paradoxes of gender in sport, Messner identifies and investigates three levels at which the center of sport is constructed the day to day practices of sport participants, the structured rules and hierarchies of sport institutions, and the dominant symbols and belief systems transmitted by the major sports media Using these insights, he analyzes a moment of gender construction in the lives of four and five year old children at a soccer opening ceremony, the way menOCOs violence is expressed through sport, the interplay of financial interests and dominant menOCOs investment in maintaining the status quo in the face of recent challenges, and the cultural imagery at the core of sport, particularly televised sports Through these examinations Messner lays bare the practices and ideas that buttress as well as those that seek to disrupt

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