Built to Win
Built to Win anth 0710
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Built to Win Heywood and Dworkin 0 Birth of the Female Athlete 0 Ideal body shapes Impacted by state of gender relations 0 Female athlete as a body image o Is sport a savior of women and their troubles Can sport encourage women to be healthier better more 0 1996 Year of the women Athlete 0 Atlanta Olympics Softball gold vs gymnastics demonstration We start to see women as athletes First Olympics where softball was player 0 On tv showed gymnastics demonstration instead of the softball gold medal championships where US won WHY 0 Who is involved what they wear the closeness to a male sport that softball is 0 Can women succeed too much Matrina Navritalova or Serena and Venus Williams 0 Corporate capitalization of women as consumers Nike and other companies recognize feminism and showed commercials about girls or are they saying wow money from girls now lets make commercials about them to get them to buy our stuff 0 Female Consumption 0 At what expense Feminist privileges Consumed and became quotmodernquot individual women at expense of sweatshop women making their Nike shoes 0 Do these images challenge or uphold standards 0 Standards of sport Athlete as hero Sacri ce all to win Physically dominant Perform like a machine Valued only for athletic capability o Are these things we should be striving for or should we be challenging some of these standards 0 Who is the female athlete o ldealize bodies o Is it still feminine o Is it still sexualizes Desire to have to demonstrate femininity so society can still see them as female and not masculine because of their masculinity and strong 0 Female athletes and Feminism 0 Must the female athlete be a feminist o What does it mean to be a feminist 0 Have we come a long way lslamic women participating in Olympic gamesoriginally not allowed to participate but growing popularity Still have to be covered though and people critic that o What is the agenda 0 Individual choice 0 Determination o Upward mobility Chance to go to college for free with scholarships 0 Sport is good 0 Does Sport transform people 0 Transform the potential athlete Shyself con dent Withdrawnassertive Hesitantdecisive 0 Sport is the great equalizer o Overcome all of ones fears and inadequacies Screaming and yelling at an athlete to get them motivated Does it work Jk nah 0 Be like Mike 0 Ba a man to be accepted 0 What about other ways to bring about equality Poor Uneducated Control over one s body How does Title IX help if you don t go to college 0 Doesn t matter if you go to high school and cant get the same privileges Sports facility workers
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