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HEALTH, APPEARANCE AND FITNESS PRACTICES: HOW CLASS AND GENDER ARE REPRESENTED IN FOUR YOUNG WOMEN’S UNDERSTANDINGS OF THEIR FITNESS PRACTICES
This thesis presents results from a qualitative study of how young women make sense of their fitness practices. Fitness practices related to diet and exercise are culturally linked to both appearance and health and tend ...
Making 'Mr. Hockey': Race, Gender, Class, and Nation in Media Representations of Gordie Howe
In this dissertation I study media representations of Gordie Howe, also known as ‘Mr. Hockey,’ who has been an idealized image of a hockey player and a ‘true’ Canadian during the Canadian postwar era. By taking Howe as ...