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The stronger women get, the more men love football

sexism and the American culture of sports
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Avon Books , New York
Sports -- Psychological aspects., Sex role -- United States., Sports -- Social aspects -- United St
StatementMariah Burton Nelson.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 304 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL18200847M
ISBN 100380725274

A former Stanford and professional basketball player, Mariah Burton Nelson is the author of the groundbreaking The Stronger Women Get, the More Men Love Football and Are We Winning Yet.

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A popular lecturer, she speaks to several dozen groups each year and has appeared on hundreds of television shows, from Good Morning America to Dateline to Larry King by: Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Stronger Women Get, the More Men Love Football: Sexism and the Culture of Sport at Read /5(6).

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Nelson, a frequent writer on women in sport, explored the increasing participation of women athletes in Are We Winning Yet. (LJ 2/1/91). Here she paints a darker picture of pervasive sexism.

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Sports are central to American culture and the. Mariah Burton Nelson, in her book The Stronger Women Get, the More Men Love Football, points out that coaches of these sports often exhort players to perform better by telling them not to be 6 4 sissies" or "girls." She quotes rugby songs that describe violence against women, and talks about women-degrading language used by players of contact.

1 quote from Mariah Burton Nelson: 'Think of yourself as an athlete. I guarantee you it will change the way you walk, the way you work, and the decisions you make about leadership, teamwork, and success.'. Such reactions stemmed from anxiety over the changing times, wrote Stanford player and author Mariah Burton Nelson, ’78, in her book The Stronger Women Get, The More Men Love Football: “an actual fear that women’s growing athleticism somehow threatened not only men and men’s sports but the very nature of things: men on top.”.

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Anatomical Women tend to land more straight-legged than men. Asymmetry Everyone has a favourite leg, but women tend to be even more asymmetrical than. the More Men Love Football: Sexism and the 1Mariah Burton Nelson, The Stronger Women Get, the More Men Love Football: Sexism and the American Culture of Sports (New York: Harcourt Brace, ), Chicago note numbers: 1.

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"When women demonstrate excellence in sports like running, tennis, and golf, men take great pains to describe that excellence as less important.

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“A strong woman builds her own world. She is one who is wise enough to know that it will attract the man she will gladly share it with.” ― Ellen J. Barrier, How to Trust God When All Other Resources Have Failed.

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In lieu of an abstract, below is the first paragraph of the paper. It has been 30 years since Title IX legislation granted women equal playing time, but the male-dominated world of sports journalism has yet to catch up with Cited by: 1.

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