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Sexual Sports Rhetoric: Global and Universal Contexts

Global and Universal Contexts

by Linda K. Fuller (Volume editor)
Textbook X, 314 Pages

Summary

Sexual Sports Rhetoric: Global and Universal Contexts is concerned with wider, international applications of language to sport. Topics discussed range from women’s volleyball uniforms, ballroom dancing, female athletes as victims, soccer fans, nudity debates, homophobia, misogyny, Title IX, NASCAR, extreme sports, and trekking, to Japanese sports reports, Canadian hockey, sailors in the French press, British portrayals of Wimbledon champs, Australian heroes, German sports editorials, and masculinity relative to Mount Everest.

Details

Pages
X, 314
ISBN (Hardcover)
9781433105104
ISBN (Softcover)
9781433105098
Language
English
Published
New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, Oxford, Wien, 2010. X, 314 pp.

Biographical notes

Linda K. Fuller (Volume editor)

The Editor: Linda K. Fuller (Ph.D., University of Massachusetts), Professor of Communications at Worcester State College and a Senior Fellow at Northeastern University, is the author/(co)editor of more than 20 books and over 250 professional publications and conference reports, including Sport, Rhetoric, and Gender: Historical Perspectives and Media Representations (2006), Sportscasting: Principles and Practices (2008), and Sexual Sports Rhetoric: Historical and Media Contexts of Violence (Peter Lang, 2009). Fuller was awarded Fulbrights to teach in Singapore and do HIV/AIDS research in Senegal. Her website is: www.LKFullerSport.com.

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