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America: The home of the brave

Major League Baseball is a sport that exemplifies the characteristics of the All American male but what exactly does that mean and does the female fit in this world? Why is it that women are constantly belittled and degraded in … Continue reading

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Female Bodybuilding: Empowering or Restrictive?

Research Question: Does bodybuilding empower women to break the constructs of femininity or constrain them? And how does the sexualized male gaze, counter-culture sport, and hegemonic masculinity affect the answer? “Chapter Six: A Woman’s Place is in the…Cardiovascular Room?” from … Continue reading

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The invisible man that rules baseball

Throughout my research I wanted the focal point to emphasize on gender differences in baseball, but that would have been a huge topic to cover, so instead I will be only looking at the roles that are played by women. … Continue reading

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