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Author Daddario, Gina, 1954-

Title Women's sport and spectacle : gendered television coverage and the Olympic games / Gina Daddario
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1998

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 W'PONDS  302.2345082 Dad/Wsa  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 174 pages ; 22 cm
Contents 1. Feminist Sports Studies and Genre Criticism -- 2. The Transformation of Women's Olympic Sport into Olympic Spectacle -- 3. "Chilly Scenes" of the 1992 Winter Games -- 4. Sports and Soaps: Gendered Coverage of the 1992 Summer Games -- 5. Soap on Ice: The Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan Story and the 1994 Winter Games -- 6. Mediated Melodramas and Network Nationalism: The 1996 Summer Games
Contents: 1. Feminist Sports Studies and Genre Criticism -- 2. The Transformation of Women's Olympic Sport into Olympic Spectacle -- 3. "Chilly Scenes" of the 1992 Winter Games -- 4. Sports and Soaps: Gendered Coverage of the 1992 Summer Games -- 5. Soap on Ice: The Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan Story and the 1994 Winter Games -- 6. Mediated Melodramas and Network Nationalism: The 1996 Summer Games
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [161]-167) and index
Subject Olympics.
Sex role on television.
Television and sports -- United States.
Women athletes -- United States.
Winter Olympics.
Women on television.
LC no. 97038544
ISBN 0275958566 (alk. paper)