Outside and inside the gym: Exploring the identity of the female bodybuilder

Bunsell, Tanya and Shilling, Chris (2011) Outside and inside the gym: Exploring the identity of the female bodybuilder. In: Locks, Adam and Richardson, Niall, (eds.) Critical Readings In Bodybuilding. Routledge research In sport, culture and society . Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon, pp. 58-72. ISBN 9780415878524


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Item Type: Book Section
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2013 14:14
URI: https://research.stmarys.ac.uk/id/eprint/367
Additional Information: Table of contents Introduction: What is There to Say About Bodybuilding? Adam Locks and Niall Richardson Part 1: Practices Introduction: What is the 'Practice' of Bodybuilding? Niall Richardson and Adam Locks 1. 'Barbie and the Beast: Emphasized Femininity, Labor and Power Relations among Fitness, Figure and Women Bodybuilding Competitors' Anne Bolin 2. Accounting for Illicit Steroid Use: Bodybuilders' Justifications Lee F. Monaghan 3. The Shame-Pride-Shame of the Muscled Self in Bodybuilding: A Life History Study Andrew Sparkes 4. Building Otherwise: Bodybuilding as Immersive Practice Leslie Heywood 5. Outside and Inside the Gym: Exploring the Identity of the Female Body Builder Tanya Bunsell and Chris Shilling 6. Bodybuilders, Love and Vanity: Why Professors Should Look in the Mirror More Often Doug Aoki 7. Bodybuilding and Health Work: A Life Course Perspective Brian Bailey and James Gillett Part 2: Representations Introduction: Bodybuilding AS Representation Niall Richardson and Adam Locks 8. The Self Contained Body: the Heroic and Aesthetic/Erotic Modes of Representing the Muscular Body Kenneth Dutton 9. Flayed Animals in an Abattoir: The Bodybuilder as Body-Garde Adam Locks 10. Aphrodisia and Erotogenesis Joanna Frueh 11. Flex Rated Muscle Worship! Female Bodybuilding: Feminist Resistance or Erotic Spectacle? Niall Richardson 12. Freak Out! Greg Valentino, Synthol and Exploding Bodies Pamela Church Gibson 13. Too Big to be Bexy? Hyper-Muscularity Versus Muscle Tone Clarissa Smith Notes. Conclusion. Index.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bodybuilding - Social aspects; Human body - Social aspects
Research area: 796 Athletic & outdoor sports & games
School/Department: School of Sport, Health and Applied Science
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