Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Gender Testing in Sport: Ethics, cases and controversies
Foyalty 112

Gender Testing in Sport: Ethics, cases and controversies (Paperback)

£36.99
Usually despatched within 2 weeks.

Synopsis

After the young South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was temporarily withdrawn from international competition. The way that this controversy unfolded represents a rich and multi-layered example of the construction of gender in wider society and the interrelationships between sport, culture and the media. This is the first book to explore the case in depth, from socio-cultural, ethical and legal perspectives.





Analysing what came to be called "the Caster Semenya Case" in a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary fashion, and covering issues from media discourses and the rhetoric and regulations of the sport's governing bodies to the reaction of the athlete herself, the book explores the ethics of how gender norms in sport, and in society more generally, are constructed through appearance, behaviour and sporting performance. This 2009 controversy can be taken as an indicator of the tensions of the time, and served as a link between medical sciences, society and gender.





Including discussions of key concepts such as 'intersex', 'body norms', and 'fairness', Gender Testing in Sport is fascinating and important reading for anybody with an interest in sport studies, gender studies or biomedical ethics.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural StudiesPopular culturePhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologySociology: sport & leisureSport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreation Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 16/06/2017 ISBN-13: 9781138308657  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Usually despatched within 2 weeks. Login for Quick Checkout Add to Basket

Sandy Montanola is Senior Lecturer in Communication Studies at the University of Rennes 1 (Centre for Research on Political Action in Europe) and supervisor of a journalism degree (IUT, Lannion, France). She has a special interest in the connection between medicine, gender and media coverage from social representation to the ir impact in the public arena. She currently works on two projects about the media coverage of scientists' discourse and bodily norms (especially in intersex and childbirth), and the place of journalists in the representation of diversity Aurelie Olivesi is a Senior Lecturer in Communication and Media Studies at Universite Claude Bernard Lyon 1. Her research fields are the analysis of media discourse (in printed press and internet forums) and the study of how gender in the political field is represented in the media. She has published a monograph about the 2007 French presidential election: Implicitement Sexiste? Genre, politique et discours journalistique. She has a special interest in the representation of gender perturbation in the media, and in the lay discourse about gender issues published in the media

More books by Sandy Montanola

More books by Aurelie Olivesi

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Comics in Contemporary Arab Culture:...
(Hardback)
Jacob Hoigilt
 
 
£69.00
 
Popular Culture: The Basics
(Paperback)
Gary Hoppenstand
 
 
£14.99
 
Aesthetics and the Revolutionary ...
(Hardback)
James Clifford Kent
 
 
£59.99
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Foyles uses cookies to help ensure your experience on our site is the best possible. Click here if you’d like to find out more about the types of cookies we use.
Accept and Close