Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Out of Bounds: Women, Sport and Sexuality” as Want to Read:
Out of Bounds: Women, Sport and Sexuality
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Out of Bounds: Women, Sport and Sexuality

0.0  ·  Rating Details ·  0 Ratings  ·  0 Reviews
Out of Bounds Feminist Helen Lenskyj presents an insightful examination of the links between women's participation in sports and the control of their reproductive capacity and sexuality. She identifies the female frailty myth, the illusion of male athletic superiority, and the concept of compulsory heterosexuality as powerful determinants of'masculinity' and 'femininity' ...more
Paperback, 179 pages
Published October 1st 1986 by Women's Press (CA)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Out of Bounds, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Out of Bounds

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-7)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Caroline
Jun 25, 2015 Caroline rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: women in sports, young women, sports fans in general
Shelves: for-school
I got this book out of my school library planning on reading just a chapter or two to get some background research for a paper, but I ended up reading the whole thing from cover to cover. As a woman who plays sports, I always took for granted the opportunities that were available to me and groused about the fact that girls sports aren't taken as seriously as guys, even at the high school level. I never considered that less than a hundred years ago, women weren't even allowed to jump for fear of ...more
Malcolm
Malcolm rated it liked it
Aug 22, 2012
mis fit
mis fit marked it as to-read
Sep 27, 2013
Sacha
Sacha marked it as to-read
Dec 05, 2015
BookDB
BookDB marked it as to-read
Oct 19, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book