Anchoring media images of technology and sport

McKay J. and Huber D. (1992) Anchoring media images of technology and sport. Women's Studies International Forum, 15 2: 205-218. doi:10.1016/0277-5395(92)90101-Z


Author McKay J.
Huber D.
Title Anchoring media images of technology and sport
Journal name Women's Studies International Forum   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0277-5395
Publication date 1992-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/0277-5395(92)90101-Z
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 15
Issue 2
Start page 205
End page 218
Total pages 14
Language eng
Subject 3304 Education
3303 Development
3312 Sociology and Political Science
3308 Law
Abstract Sport and technology are two cultural spheres which traditionally have been valorized according to masculine definitions of bodily skill and expertise. This paper analyses how media representations of sailing anchor images of men's and women's bodies in ways that tend to naturalise the technological and sporting superiority of men, while also marginalizing, containing, and incorporating visions of women. The authors suggest that sport, technology, and the media need to be reconsidered in ways that articulate the historically specific and socially constructed nature of human bodies, sexual identities, and relations of power between men and women.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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