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Gender, sport and leisure

continuities and challenges

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Published by Chelsea School ResearchCentre, University of Brighton in [Brighton] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indices.

Statementedited by Alan Tomlinson.
SeriesCSRC topic reports -- 4
ContributionsTomlinson, Alan, 1950-, Chelsea School Research Centre.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi,259p. :
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18291005M
ISBN 101871966361
OCLC/WorldCa35283924

This reader contains a range of highly influential articles that confront and illuminate issues of gender and sport whilst reflecting on the contribution of international feminist scholarship to the study of sport. It addresses the key issues, theoretical debates and empirical research that have informed the study of gender and sport and continue to do so. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

Challenging and transforming gender norms. Most research that examines the relationship between sport and gender refers to the transformative potential of sport to challenge or alter gender norms. ‘Gender norms’ refer to the responsibilities and privileges assigned to men and women. Use of Sports and Leisure Facilities by Trans People email: [email protected] They also contribute to sport and leisure activities in a variety of ways as officials, coaches, trainers and competition if the sport is a gender affected one and the prohibition is.

The topic is divided into various sub-sections: from defining concepts, to charting the historical progress made in sport and gender policy development, to providing a list of points to bear in mind for the practical application of gender-equity-through-sport programmes. Sport, Gender and Power: The Rise of Roller Derby presents detailed interview, ethnographic and autoethnographic material, together with a range of media texts to shed new light on the complex relationships of power experienced by women in derby as a sport culture, whilst also examining the darker relationships that characterise the sport Price: $


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