Messner, Michael A.
MESSNER, Michael A.
MESSNER, Michael A. American, b. 1952. Genres: Sociology, Sports/ Fitness. Career: California State University, Chico, instructor in sociology, 1976; Sacramento City College, Sacramento, CA, instructor at interdiscipli- nary experimental college, 1976-77, instructor in sociology, 1977-78; Canada College, Redwood City, CA, instructor in sociology, 1980; Solano Community College, Suisun City, CA, instructor in sociology, 1980-82; Chabot College, instructor, 1981-83; California State University, Hayward, lecturer in sociology and social services, 1983-87, member of center for family and community studies, 1984-87; University of Southern California, Los Angeles, associate professor of sociology and gender studies, 1987-. President, North American Society for the Sociology of Sport, 1994-95. Publications: (ed., with Michael S. Kimmel, and contrib.) Men's Lives, 1989, 3rd ed. 1995; (ed., with Donald F. Sabo, and contrib.) Sport, Men, and the Gender Order: Critical Feminist Perspectives, 1990; Power at Play: Sports and the Problem of Masculinity, 1992; (with D.F. Sabo) Sex, Violence, and Power in Sports: Rethinking Masculinity, 1994; (ed., with Cheryl L. Cole and John Loy, and contrib.) Exercising Power: The Making and Remaking of the Body, 1995; Politics of Masculinities: Men in Movements, 1997. Work represented in anthologies. Address: Department of Sociology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, U.S.A.