Making Men: Rugby and Masculine Identity

Making Men: Rugby and Masculine Identity

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This text looks at how an understanding of rugby can provide insight into what it has meant to qbe a manq in societies influenced by the ideals of Victorian upper and middle classes. It shows that rugby has been a means of promoting male exclusivity, but also been a means of cultural incorporation.RFU Minute Book, 6/9/1894a€“23 March 1903, see 1 Nov., 14 Dec. and (Special General Meeting) 28 Dec. 1894; Pastime, 28 Nov. 1894 and 2 Jan. 1895. RFU Handbook, 1894a€“95, p. 43. Yorkshire Post, 27 Feb. and 12 March 1892. Pastime, 10anbsp;...

Title:Making Men: Rugby and Masculine Identity
Author:Timothy J.L. Chandler, John Nauright
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-01-11


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