Canadian Female Athletes' Calendars Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Canadian Female Athletes' Calendars
An examination of the Canadian female athletes' fundraising strategy of selling calendars with sexually provocative poses.
# 137152 | 1,750 words | 6 sources | APA | 2008 | US


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The paper relates that Canada's amateur athletes face considerable financial pressures in their pursuit of excellence, and recently, some Canadian female athletes have adopted a fundraising strategy of selling calendars featuring images of themselves in revealing and/or sexually provocative poses. This report argues that this trend is counterproductive and damaging to the image of female athletics. Key points include: the broader cultural context regarding female images; impacts upon young girls; and reinforcement of existing sexism in sports today. It is recommended that a media campaign be initiated to raise the profile of female amateur sport and eliminate the need for such a strategy.

From the Paper:

"Reporting to: Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport by Consultant to the Ontario Ministry of Health Promotion. Abstract: Canada's amateur athletes face considerable financial pressures in their pursuit of excellence. Recently, some Canadian female athletes have adopted a fundraising strategy of selling calendars featuring images of..."

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Canadian Female Athletes' Calendars (2008, December 01) Retrieved September 23, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/canadian-female-athletes-calendars-137152/

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"Canadian Female Athletes' Calendars" 01 December 2008. Web. 23 September. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/canadian-female-athletes-calendars-137152/>

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