Sport and sexualities

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Caudwell, Jayne (2015) Sport and sexualities In: Giulianotti, R., ed. Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of Sport. Routledge International Handbooks . Routledge, Abingdon, UK, pp. 240-250. ISBN 9780415829731

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Abstract

In this chapter I offer discussion of sexualities and sport.As with many issues related to social divisions in sporting contexts, the debates and controversies are deep and far reaching. It is impossible to cover all aspects of this topic in one short book chapter, therefore I provide a particular overview of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer Intersex (LGBTQI) sport participation. I start by critically engaging with sexualities-based terminology.This is important because defining and naming are political processes that serve to produce social and cultural divisions. Then, I move to consider some examples of increasing access and participation, and I end with evidence of ever-present social divisions in society and sports that have a negative impact on sexually diverse individuals and communities.

Item Type: Chapter in book
Subjects: L000 Social Sciences > L300 Sociology > L311 Sport and Leisure
L000 Social Sciences > L600 Anthropology > L610 Social and Cultural Anthropology
L000 Social Sciences > L700 Human and Social Geography > L720 Human and Social Geography by topic > L726 Cultural Geography
L000 Social Sciences > L300 Sociology
L000 Social Sciences > L300 Sociology > L320 Gender studies
L000 Social Sciences > L300 Sociology > L320 Gender studies > L321 Women's Studies
L000 Social Sciences > L300 Sociology > L322 Men's studies
Depositing User: Converis
Date Deposited: 02 Jul 2015 03:01
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2015 08:53
URI: http://eprints.brighton.ac.uk/id/eprint/13916

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