Everyday Sexisms: Exploring the Scales of Misogyny in Sport.

Caudwell, J., 2017. Everyday Sexisms: Exploring the Scales of Misogyny in Sport. In: Kilvington, D. and Price, J., eds. Sport and Discrimination. London: Routledge, pp. 61-76.

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Abstract

In this chapter I focus on sexism and sport with a focus on the context of Higher Education (HE) in the UK. I start with a brief introduction to the importance of work on discrimination before offering ways feminists have challenged sexism and misogyny. The latter involves a turn to the idea of feministkilljoys (Ahmed, 2010) and a return to the work of Joan Smith (1989). I consider contemporary sexism and misogyny within sporting cultures and practices in HE in the UK. I end with the idea of networks of solidarity as one way to challenge and transform discrimination in sport.

Item Type:Book Section
ISBN:978-1138194571
Series Name:Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society
Number of Pages:280
Series Name:Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society
Group:Faculty of Management
ID Code:26652
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:31 Jan 2017 09:35
Last Modified:31 Jan 2017 09:35

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