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Author Patton, Tracey Owens.
Title Gender, Whiteness, and power in rodeo : breaking away from the ties of sexism and racism / Tracey Owens Patton & Sally M. Schedlock.
Published Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2012.
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 Floor2  GV1834.5 .P38 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xxxii, 228 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface: Straight out of the gate: why study rodeo? -- A girl howdy of a beginning: an introduction to rodeo -- Circle the wagons and let's talk rodeo: the foundation of rodeo and the myth of the West -- The equality cowgirl can "Just LeDoux" it: the golden age of cowgirls in the arena -- Neo-Victorian cowgirl can git 'er done: the new dichotomized role for cowgirls -- Pin-up cowgirl has to head 'em up and move 'em out: a new era of the silver screen with cheesecake and pin-up cowgirls -- Sex kitten cowgirl knows money is in the mane: sex, status, and salaciousness -- Back to equality says let 'er buck: the return to equality in the arena -- Let's go, let's show, let's rodeo: ethnic minority involvement in rodeo -- Concluding thoughts: "Cowgirl up, we're more than Barbie and big hair!" -- Rodeo definitions -- Index.
Subject Rodeos -- Social aspects -- West (U.S.)
Women rodeo performers -- West (U.S.)
Cowgirls -- West (U.S.) -- Social conditions.
Discrimination in sports -- United States.
Sex discrimination in sports -- United States.
West (U.S.) -- Social conditions.
Related Names Schedlock, Sally M.
ISBN 9780739173206 (cloth : alk. paper)
0739173200 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780739173213 (electronic)
0739173219 (electronic)
OCLC number 794363244