OCT/27-TUTORIAL/ KINE 1000 (326 Bethune 12:30 to 1:30 Wednesdays)
Sport and Representation
- Emphasized in media representation
- Women are under represented
- Sport is highly masculinized and men are afraid that women would enter the sports and
take over them
- The reason why we keep women in sport is because they’re an entertainment for boys.
- Women sexualize themselves in order to make money and become a public figure, so
basically they’re sexualizing themselves to be considered something.
Sport is a form of cultural representation
- Sport can teach us lessons about the society that we grew up.
- Sport reproduces assumption about hegemony.
- Marginal groups: groups that are distinct from society (e.g. Chinese immigrants, people with
- Sport is informing of certain stereotypes in a society (e.g. black peo