Manhood & Makeup: Hegemonic Masculinity in Sport Competition Shows
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Manhood is a complicated concept that has necessitated research and discussion for decades. Accordingly, the recent influx of feminine scholarship has reduced the amount of attention paid to masculinity. Dominant ideologies force men to walk, talk, and act a very specific way, which is then reinforced by popular culture and in turn, affects both men and women. Male gender performance is exceedingly rigid. This is especially true in sport. The sport competition shows American Ninja Warrior, its Japanese predecessor Sasuke, and the all- star special, American Ninja Warrior vs Japan provide ...