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

DiCaro, Julie, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9781524746100
  • ISBN: 152474610X
  • Physical Description: viii, 273 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references 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 fight for 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 -- Around the 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.
From casual sexism, like condescending coverage of women's pro sports, to more serious issues, like athletes who abuse their partners and face only minimal consequences, misogyny in sports is home to a vast swath of gender issues that apply to all of us. DiCaro has been outspoken about the exploitation of the female body, the covert and overt sexism women face in the workplace, and the male-driven toxicity in sports fandom. Now she explores what America can do to give women a fair and competitive playing field in sports-- and the power to fight back. -- adapted from jacket.
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.
Feminism and sports.
Sex discrimination in sports.
Sports for women > Social aspects.
Sports > Sociological aspects.
Women athletes > Social conditions.
Women's rights.
United States.