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Introduction

Lenskyj, Helen, Hemphill, Dennis ORCID: 0000-0003-3834-6624 and Symons, Caroline (2002) Introduction. In: Gender, sexuality and sport : a dangerous mix. Hemphill, Dennis and Symons, Caroline, eds. Walla Walla Press, Petersham, N.S.W., pp. 1-8.

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Abstract

An understanding of sexuality is central to any analysis of gender and sport. Sport, perhaps more than other human activity that takes place in the public realm, compels us to consider the physical body, and in doing so we inevitably observe the biological sex of that body (male or female) and is socially constructed gender identity (masculine or feminine).

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 1876718544
Uncontrolled Keywords: sports, athletes, gender identity, sociological, sex discrimination, gays, women, Australia, New Zealand
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
FOR Classification > 1699 Other Studies in Human Society
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Sport and Exercise Science
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Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2013 02:09
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2019 02:07
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/21355
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