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Title Disciplining bodies in the gymnasium : memory, monument, modernism / editors, Patricia Vertinsky, Sherry McKay
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 223 pages) : illustrations
Series Sport in the global society, 1368-9789
Sport in the global society. 1368-9789
Contents Memory and monument: the Gymnasium as War Memorial / Patricia Vertinsky -- Designing the million dollar gym: modernism and masculinity / Patricia Vertinsky -- 'Power geometries': disciplining the gendered body in the space of the War Memorial Gymnasium / Patricia Vertinsky -- Recreating the student body: the bowling war / Stephen Petrina -- Gold-plated footballs and orchids for girls, a 'palace of sweat' for men / Becki L. Ross and Erin Bentley -- Designing discipline: the architecture of a gymnasium / Sherry McKay -- According to plan: remembering to forget / Sherry McKay -- No body/ies in the gym / Patricia Vertinsky, Sherry McKay, and Stephen Petrina
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 174-221) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject War Memorial Gymnasium (Vancouver, B.C.) -- Case studies.
Architecture and society -- British Columbia -- Case studies.
Gymnasiums -- British Columbia -- Design and construction -- Case studies.
Modern movement (Architecture) -- British Columbia -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author McKay, Sherry.
Vertinsky, Patricia Anne, 1942-
LC no. 2004050815
ISBN 020350271X (electronic bk.)
9780203502716 (electronic bk.)