Strong and hard women: an ethnography of female bodybuilding

Bunsell, Tanya (2013) Strong and hard women: an ethnography of female bodybuilding. Routledge Advances in Ethnography (13). Routlege, Abingdon, Oxon. ISBN 9780415624411


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Item Type: Book
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2013 13:55
Additional Information: Table of contents 1. Introduction 2. Researching female bodybuilders 3. The history of female bodybuilding 4. Muscle is a feminist issue, Sarah's story part 1 5. The identity, lifestyle and embodiment of the female bodybuilder 6. The dark side of female bodybuilding, Confession of a muscle slave 7. Exploring the 'empowerment' of female bodybuilders through concepts of space 8. Ripped, shredded and sliced: Reworking the notions of 'pain and violence' in female bodybuilding 9. Competitions: A heroic journey, Sarah's story part 2 10. Conclusion
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bodybuilding for women; Bodybuilding for women - Social aspects; Femininity; Self-perception in women; Ethnography
Research area: 305 Social groups
School/Department: School of Sport, Health and Applied Science
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