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Women, Sport and Society in Modern China

Holding up More than Half the Sky, 1st Edition

By Dong Jinxia

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358 pages

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Drawing on Chinese sources hitherto unavailable in the West including official documents and interviews with top athletes, the author explores the rise of Chinese super sportswomen and their relationship with politics, culture and society before and during the Cultural Revolution and through China's transition to a market economy.

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Sport in the Global Society

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SPO000000
SPORTS & RECREATION / General