Over at SociologyInFocus.com, I just posted a piece on the 2011 Rugby World Cup (RWC) and its contextualized place in New Zealand society. The piece examines the RWC accounting for:
- its own status as an entity driving consumerism
- the typical notions of gender in sport, and
- how the RWC has masked the global "Occupy Movement" present in Auckland
Hegemonic masculinity and emphasized femininity anyone?
Check it out if you have minute:
Numerous pictures and YouTube videos are included in the entry.