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Author Messner, Michael A.

Title It's all for the kids : gender, families, and youth sports / Michael A. Messner.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  796.083 MESS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xix, 260 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-251) and index.
Contents 1. "It's All for the Kids": Gender, Families, and Youth Sports -- 2. "Looking for a Team Mom": Separating the Men from the Moms -- 3. "We Don't Like Chick Coaches": Women at the Helm -- 4. "You Don't Have to be a Drill Sergeant": Men at the Helm -- 5. "They're Different - and They're Born Different": Engendering the Kids -- 6. "It's a Safe and Fun Place for Kids": Youth Sports, Families, and the Good Community -- App. 1. Demographic Description of Interview Subjects -- App. 2. Racial/Ethnic Composition of South Pasadena LLB/S and AYSO Coaches and of the City of South Pasadena -- App. 3. Proportion of AYSO and LLB/S Women Head Coaches in Communities Surrounding South Pasadena -- App. 4. In the Field.
Subject Sports for children.
Sports for children -- Coaching.
Sports for children -- Psychological aspects.
Sports -- Sex differences.
Parent and child.
Variant Title It is all for the kids
ISBN 9780520257085 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520257081 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520257108 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0520257103 (pbk. : alk. paper)