This project explores how female athletes negotiate, subvert and reproduce gender binaries. One paper from the project earned Honorable Mention from the Barbara Boxer Outstanding Paper Award competition from the North American Society of Sports Sociologists.
Carlson, Jennifer. 2011. “Subjects of Stalled Revolution: A Theoretical Consideration of Contemporary American Femininity.” Feminist Theory 12(1): 75-91.
Carlson, Jennifer. 2010. “The Female Signifiant in All-Women’s Amateur Roller Derby.” Sociology of Sport Journal 27(4): 428 – 440.