Gender And Sport

Author: Sheila Scraton
Editor: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415259521
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With contributions from many of the world's leading experts on the sociology of sport, this volume brings together influential articles that confront and illuminate issues of gender and sexuality in sport.
Gender and Sport
Language: en
Pages: 311
Authors: Sheila Scraton, Anne Flintoff
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Psychology Press

With contributions from many of the world's leading experts on the sociology of sport, this volume brings together influential articles that confront and illuminate issues of gender and sexuality in sport.
Rethinking Gender and Youth Sport
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Ian Wellard
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-10-16 - Publisher: Routledge

Much writing on gender and sport is focused upon the negative impact of girls’ exclusion from the arena, suggesting by inference that current practice in sport and physical education offers an uncomplicatedly positive sport experience for boys, and that gender, in and of itself, offers a simple starting point for
Sport and Society
Language: en
Pages: 608
Authors: Barrie Houlihan
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-20 - Publisher: SAGE

Praise for the First Edition: "Barrie Houlihan's astonishingly ambitious and skilfully assembled collection examines the relations between sport, social policy and the social context that underlies the two. Organized around such themes as exclusion, commercialism and international comparisons, the book allows the reader to understand not only the centrality of
A Game of Their Own
Language: en
Pages: 408
Authors: Jennifer Ring
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

In 2010 twenty American women were selected to represent Team USA in the fourth Women’s Baseball World Cup in Caracas, Venezuela; most Americans, however, had no idea such a team even existed. A Game of Their Own chronicles the largely invisible history of women in baseball and offers an account
Women and Sports in the United States
Language: en
Pages: 377
Authors: Jean O’Reilly
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-02-28 - Publisher: Upne

The only anthology available documenting 100 years of women in American sports