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by Kath Woodward

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ISBN:
0415367700
Author:
Kath Woodward
Category:
Social Sciences
Language:
English
Publisher:
Routledge; 1 edition (December 4, 2006)
Pages:
192 pages
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1987 kb
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1655 kb
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1322 kb
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4.9
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Kath Woodward is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the Open University, UK where she is also chair of the Introduction to the Social Sciences course, which has been taken by more than 60,000 students since the year 2000. Country of Publication.

Boxing is infused with ideas about masculinity, power, race and social class, and as such is an ideal lens .

Boxing is infused with ideas about masculinity, power, race and social class, and as such is an ideal lens through which social scientists can examine key modern themes. Kath Woodward is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the Open University, UK where she is also chair of the Introduction to the Social Sciences course, which has been taken by more than 60,000 students since the year 2000.

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Boxing, Masculinity & Identity. The 'I' of the Tiger. Published December 4, 2006 by Routledge. Sociological aspects, Social aspects of Boxing, Sociological aspects of Sports, Social aspects, Boxing, Sports, Masculinity, Gender identity. ISBN 13. 9780415367714.

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Boxing, Masculinity and Identity. The I of the Tiger. This book draws upon and develops theories of identitifcation and identity in the world of boxing, through the diverse worlds that the sport invokes. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Woodward draws on a huge array of theories to uncover many interesting and relevant points about boxing and . This was my test for Boxing, Masculinity and Identity and the book, despite my earlier quibbles, came through with flying colours.

Woodward draws on a huge array of theories to uncover many interesting and relevant points about boxing and most especially the images of masculinity which give it much of its appeal amongst participants and followers. Anyone interested in boxing but also hungering theories largely unencumbered by case studies and anecdotes will enjoy this book.

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Boxing is infused with ideas about masculinity, power, race and social class, and as such is an ideal lens through which social scientists can examine key modern themes. In addition, its inherent contradictions of extreme violence and beauty and of discipline and excess have long been a source of inspiration for writers and film makers.

Essential reading for anyone interested in the sociology of sport and cultural representations of gender, Boxing, Masculinity and Identity brings together ethnographic research with material from film, literature and journalism. Through this combination of theoretical insight and cultural awareness, Woodward explores the social constructs around boxing and our experience and understanding of central issues including:

masculinity mind, body and the construction of identity spectacle and performance: tensions between the public and private person boxing on film: the role of cultural representations in building identities methodologies: issues of authenticity and ‘truth’ in social science.