Playing the Game: Media Sport and Gender

Raymond Boyle and Richard Haynes

in Power Play

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print May 2009 | ISBN: 9780748635924
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748671083 | DOI:
Playing the Game: Media Sport and Gender

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Examines the role sport plays in representing gender in the media. Looks at how television and the media more generally reproduce and challenge expectations around gender and sport. It examines the implications of this process for the media and sport.

Keywords: Gender; Television; Sports

Chapter.  8825 words. 

Subjects: Media Studies

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