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Title Disciplining bodies in the gymnasium : memory, monument, modernism / editors, Patricia Vertinsky, Sherry McKay.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.

Series Sport in the global society, 1368-9789
Sport in the global society. 1368-9789
Subject War Memorial Gymnasium (Vancouver, B.C.) -- Case studies.
Gymnasiums -- British Columbia -- Design and construction -- Case studies.
Architecture and society -- British Columbia -- Case studies.
Modern movement (Architecture) -- British Columbia -- Case studies.
Alt Name Vertinsky, Patricia Anne, 1942-
McKay, Sherry.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 223 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 174-221) and index.
Contents Memory and monument: the Gymnasium as War Memorial / Patricia Vertinsky -- Designing the million dollar gym: modernism and masculinity / Patricia Vertinsky -- 'Power geometries': disciplining the gendered body in the space of the War Memorial Gymnasium / Patricia Vertinsky -- Recreating the student body: the bowling war / Stephen Petrina -- Gold-plated footballs and orchids for girls, a 'palace of sweat' for men / Becki L. Ross and Erin Bentley -- Designing discipline: the architecture of a gymnasium / Sherry McKay -- According to plan: remembering to forget / Sherry McKay -- No body/ies in the gym / Patricia Vertinsky, Sherry McKay, and Stephen Petrina.
Note Print version record.
Summary Architecture and design have been used to exert control over bodies, across lines of class, gender and race. They regulate access to certain spaces and facilities, impose physical or psychological barriers, and make particular activities possible for specific groups.
Note English.
ISBN 020350271X (electronic bk.)
9780203502716 (electronic bk.)
0714684090 (Paper)
OCLC # 56565424
Additional Format Print version: Disciplining bodies in the gymnasium. London ; New York : Routledge, 2004 0714655104 0714684090 (DLC) 2004050815 (OCoLC)55801180

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