Gender Roles In Hockey

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Gender framing has been present in societies and cultures across the globe. There have been many instances where cultural values and upbringings have led to a view towards women athletes. The past few decades have been particularly eventful for women around the world. One thing prominent when comparing cultures from around the world is that there is a clear difference in viewpoint with each culture. I believe that there is are different views towards female athletes due to cultural aspects beyond control as shown by Poniatowski analysis of gender framing present in hockey is both Canada and the United states, Billie Jean King 's fight for a united women 's tennis union, and the cross cultural comparisons of women 's soccer in the United States …show more content…
(25) This can relate to how the female body is viewed based on cultural aspects of women in sports. This article talked about the coverage of sports events during the Olympics, comparing both male and female athletes. It shows that cultural viewpoints of gender and hegemonic roles still exist. Poniatowski …show more content…
The article studied, " The assumption that meanings given to a specific sport and gender can differ across cultures and intersect with meanings given to other social relations such as class and sexuality" (351). This article further supports the idea that there are cultural aspects that determine the way female athletes are characterized. Explain article of cross cultural comparison of United States and Netherlands. According to the article the participation of women in sports in the Netherlands seemed to devalue the men 's games. The article further states that the introduction of soccer in the Netherlands was a difficulties while in the United States they mainly struggled with directly increasing the opportunities for

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