Weblinks: Chapter 8


Gender Education and Advocacy

This website advocates for education about issues relating to gender, including advisories for medical procedures and products, tributes to victims of gender-based violence, and resources for individuals seeking help in areas such as child custody, surgery, and employment.

http://www.gender.org/


Laboratory for Leisure, Tourism and Sport: Readings in Violence and Sport

A list of readings on violence and sport compiled by Andrew Yiannakis.

http://www.sp.uconn.edu/~yian/frl/19viol.htm


Sport and Masculinity

A report authored by Michael Messner et al. analyzing how sports programming and television commercials present biased messages about gender to children.

http://www.aafla.org/9arr/ResearchReports/boystomen.pdf


Fashion History

In addition to documenting and illustrating changing fashion styles from the 1800s to 2012, this site explores related social and technological changes as well.

http://www.fashion-era.com


Edmonton Commercial Graduates Basketball Team

Library and Archives Canada provides a brief history of the Grads and a limited list of historical sources.

http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/women/030001-1507-e.html


Bodybuilding History

An extensive presentation of bodybuilders in history, accompanied by numerous photographs and PDF documents of early training manuals, and many period newspaper and magazine articles.

http://www.sandowplus.co.uk/


Sport and Eating Disorders

A help-based site explaining the issue of eating disorders as it relates to exercise and athletes. Accompanied by a comprehensive set of links dedicated to other related issues such as anorexia, body image, self-esteem, and nutrition.

http://www.caringonline.com/eatdis/topics/athletics.htm