Michael A. Messner is Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at the University of Southern California and the author of several books including Taking the Field: Women, Men, and Sports.
“This book is a treat.” - Howard P. Chudacoff, American Studies Journal
“Messner’s engaging writing style draws the reader into the fine details of what he observes.” - Men & Masculinities
“Amazing. . . . A heartfelt, perceptive, and thoroughly enjoyable study.” - Choice