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Sporting Females By Jennifer Hargreaves

Sporting Females by Jennifer Hargreaves

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Summary

This historical and sociological study of sport places women at the centre of a subject generally dominated by men. It views sport as part of a battle for control of the physical body and an important area for feminist intervention.

Sporting Females Summary

Sporting Females: Critical Issues in the History and Sociology of Women's Sport by Jennifer Hargreaves

1994 North American Society for the Sociology of Sport Annual Book Award

An outstanding contribution to feminist analysis of sport from the nineteenth century to the present day. Jennifer Hargreaves views sport as a battle for control of the physical body and an important area for feminist intervention. Placing women at the centre of discussion, no other book is as comprehensive.

Sporting Females Reviews

Hargreave's book will be valuable to those interested in British women's sports and the sociology of sports.

Table of Contents

1. Theories of Sport - The Neglect of Gender 2. Sports Feminism - The Importance of Gender 3. Nature and Culture - Introducing Victorian and Edwardian Sport 4. The Legitimation of Female Exercise - The Case of Physical Education 5. Recreative and Competitive Sports - Expansion and Containment 6. The Interwar Years - Limitations and Possibilities 7. Femininity of Musculinity? - Images of Women's Sport 8. Relations of Power - Institutionalized Discrimination 9. Olympic Women - A Struggle for Recognition 10. Sport for All Women - Problems and Progress 11. Towards 2000 AD - Diversity and Empowerment.

Additional information

GOR002716669
Sporting Females: Critical Issues in the History and Sociology of Women's Sport by Jennifer Hargreaves
Used - Well Read
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1994-04-07
344
0415070287
9780415070287
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