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Includes bibliographical references (pages 174-221) and index.
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.
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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.
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