1st Edition

Women, Sport and Society in Modern China
Holding up More than Half the Sky

ISBN 9780714682143
Published November 29, 2002 by Routledge
376 Pages

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Book Description

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.