• Assessing the sociology of sport: on sexual harassment research and policy 

      Fasting, Kari (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-06)
      On the 50th anniversary of the ISSA and IRSS, a key foundational scholar on gender and sport, Kari Fasting, assesses sociological inquiry about sexual harassment in sport and its relation to the development of policy. The ...
    • Coach-athlete sexual relationships: Coaches' opinions 

      Fasting, Kari; Sand, Trond Svela; Sisjord, Mari Kristin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The focus of this article is the opinions and attitudes towards coach–athlete sexual relationships presented through the voices of female (n = 24) and male (n = 12) elite-level coaches in Norway. The results are based on ...
    • Coaches, sexual harassment and education 

      Fasting, Kari; Brackenridge, Celia H. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2009-02)
      Sexual harassment in sport has become an active research field within the past decade yet we know relatively little about the characteristics of the harassing coach. How are harassing coaches characterised by their victims, ...
    • Coaching behavior : any consequences for the prevalence of sexual harassment? 

      Sand, Trond Svela; Fasting, Kari; Chroni, Stilani; Knorre, Nada (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Coaches can easily dominate athletes and this unbalanced power distribution may be strengthened by authoritarian behavior; i.e. negative feedback, directive communication, coach-led decision making, taskcentered role ...
    • Identity constructions among breakdancers 

      Langnes, Tonje Fjogstad; Fasting, Kari (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-03-19)
      The hip-hop culture has evolved from the ghettos of The Bronx, New York in the 1970s, into a global phenomenon. Despite such prominence there is an absence of academic research on the hip-hop culture element: breakdance. ...
    • Inkludering av ungdom med minoritetsbakgrunn i NIF-organisert idrett 

      Sisjord, Mari Kristin; Fasting, Kari; Sand, Trond Svela (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Norges Idrettsforbund og Olympiske og Paralympiske Komité (NIF) har en uttalt målsetting om en åpen og inkluderende idrett. Hvordan kommer dette til uttrykk i den praktiske virksomheten? Denne artikkelen, som bygger på ...
    • ‘It is passable, I suppose’: adult Norwegian men’s notions of their own bodies 

      Hervik, Stein Egil; Fasting, Kari (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-11-07)
      The aim of this paper is to contribute to a better understanding of how men aged 40–90 years with different educational and ethnic backgrounds talk about their own bodies, and how social dimensions, especially masculinity ...
    • Non-Commissioned Officers and Attitudes towards Military Women in the Norwegian Air Force : “It’s always nice when there are girls around” 

      Sand, Trond Svela; Fasting, Kari (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-02)
      The main objective of the study presented in this article was to investigate men and masculinities, with a particular focus on the meaning of masculinities for recruitment and retention of female personnel. Fieldwork and ...
    • Norwegian elite-level coaches: who are they? 

      Fasting, Kari; Sisjord, Mari Kristin; Sand, Trond Svela (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-04-18)
      Previous studies have shown that there is an underrepresentation of female coaches and a lack of opportunities for women to coach males, particularly at the elite-level. Very few studies, however, have focused on elite-level ...
    • One of the few: the experiences of female elite-level coaches in Norwegian football 

      Fasting, Kari; Sand, Trond Svela; Nordstrand, Hilde Rørvik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The aim of this article is to explore the experiences of female elite-level Norwegian coaches in football. More precisely, we wanted to find out the meaning of gender for these coaches’ football experiences. The results ...
    • Participation in college sports and protection from sexual victimization 

      Fasting, Kari; Brackenridge, Celia H.; Miller, Kathleen E.; Sabo, Don (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2008-12)
      Some sport sociologists have argued that sport is a male-dominated institution and sexist culture in which female athletes experience various forms of discrimination, including sexual victimization from coaches and male ...
    • Performance level and sexual harassment prevalence among female athletes in the Czech Republic 

      Fasting, Kari; Brackenridge, Celia H.; Knorre, Nada (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      This article investigates whether there is a relationship between the sport performance level of female athletes inside the sport (at clubs, competitions, or training events) and outside sport (in family or community ...
    • Sexual harassment in sport toward females in three European countries 

      Fasting, Kari; Chroni, Stilani; Hervik, Stein Egil; Knorre, Nada (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-03)
      This article presents data from a cross-cultural study titled ‘Gender Relations in Sport — The Experiences of Czech, Greek, and Norwegian Female Sport Students’. The main research question asked is: what are the amounts ...
    • TV2 konstruerer en håndballkriger : kjønnede og symbolske medierepresentasjoner av herrehåndball 

      Broch, Trygve B.; Fasting, Kari (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2009-11)
      Hensikten med artikkelen er å rette fokus mot tv-kommentatorers diskursive fremstilling av herrehåndball og antyde hvilke maskuliniteter som konstrueres og manifesteres gjennom norsk TV 2s formidling av herrehåndball. ...
    • Using court reports to enhance knowledge of sexual abuse in sport: A Norwegian case study 

      Fasting, Kari; Brackenridge, Ceila; Kjølberg, Gustav (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Sport scientists face difficulties in gaining access to data on sexual abuse in sport through conventional research sources and also in verifying media reports of such cases. One potential alternative source of data is ...