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Sidelined : sports, culture, and being a woman in America / Julie DiCaro.

DiCaro, Julie, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9781524746100 : HRD
  • ISBN: 152474610X : HRD
  • Physical Description: viii, 273 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : Dutton, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-264) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Sports aren't just about sports -- Behold: smashers of glass ceilings : inside the original struggle over on-the-ground sports reporting -- Women calling the shots : power and pushback on women's voices -- Now, from the sidelines : the fightfor respect in sports reporting -- #BelieveWomen : exploring sports' broken relationship with domestic violence and sexual assault -- Don't @ me : adventures in online harassment -- Kicking out the Barstool : taking on the industry leader in toxic masculinity -- Revolutionary anger : emotion and injustice on and off the court -- Hey, where's our #MeToo? : an overdue industry reckoning -- Care about women's sports more than once every four years : elite athletes' fight for equal pay and support -- Aroundthe world, here come the girls : sports as empowerment for girls everywhere -- All together now : on solidarity among women in a sexist world.
Summary, etc.:
"Shrill meets Brotopia in this personal and researched look at women's rights and issues through the lens of sports, from an award-winning sports journalist and women's advocate"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Sex discrimination in sports > United States.
Feminism and sports > United States.
Sports > Sociological aspects.
Sports for women > Social aspects > United States.
Women's rights > United States.
Sports journalism > Social aspects > United States.
Women sportswriters > United States > Social conditions.
Women athletes > United States > Social conditions.