The Swimsuit Issue and Sport

The Swimsuit Issue and Sport

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Sociologist Davis argues that the sports magazine encourages individual and institutional practices that create and maintain inequality. She shows how media production, texts, and consumption interact with the social context to influence meaning. She bases her study on interviews with producers and consumers of the magazine and an analysis of everyThis book is the most systematic treatment of the SI swimsuit issue to date, and it reveals some of the ways that sexism, racism, heterosexism, and Western ethnocentrism have been woven into the cultural fabric of menis sports.


Title:The Swimsuit Issue and Sport
Author: Laurel R. Davis
Publisher:SUNY Press - 1997
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