Title: Sexual Sports Rhetoric: Historical and Media...
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: New
Deals with controversies surrounding the notion of sport violence added to the equation of gender and language. In this book, the topics discussed range from hooliganism, spousal abuse, and racial and/or gender orientation issues to literary, televised, and filmic and photographic (pornographic) images of sports violence. Editor(s): Fuller, Linda K. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: GTC; JFSJ1; JHBS; JHBT; WS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 152 x 225 x 22. Weight in Grams: 430. . 2009. First printing. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781433105081
Synopsis: Sexual Sports Rhetoric: Historical and Media Contexts of Violence deals with controversies surrounding the notion of sport violence added to the equation of gender and language. Topics discussed range from hooliganism, spousal abuse, and racial and/or gender orientation issues to literary, televised, filmic and photographic (pornographic?) images of sports violence. The sports represented include ice hockey, stock car racing, football, body building, baseball, boxing, rugby, wrestling, and pool.
About the Author: 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: Global and Universal Contexts (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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