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A Locker Room of Her OwnCelebrity, Sexuality, and Female Athletes$
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David C. Ogden and Joel Nathan Rosen

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9781617038136

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781617038136.001.0001

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Marion Jones

Marion Jones

Equity through Infamy

(p.92) Marion Jones
A Locker Room of Her Own

Roberta J. Newman

Joel Nathan Rosen

University Press of Mississippi

This chapter explores the female track and field athlete Marion Jones’ fall from grace. Once seen as the country’s dream girl, Marion Jones’ involvement with performance-enhancing drugs caused her to lose her reputation as an athlete. It notes that Marion Jones’ fall also was a milestone for all female athletes: her fall from grace was taken equally without aggravation or mitigation for being a woman.

Keywords:   athlete, field athlete, performance-enhancing drugs, Marion Jones, track and field

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