Sport and Gender Products

  • Gender and Sport: A Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Flintoff, Sheila Scraton

    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…

    Paperback – 2001-12-06
    Routledge

  • Freeing the Female Body

    Inspirational Icons, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fan Hong

    This collection records the bravery of these forgotten inspirational figures whose determination challenged and overcame convention, custom and prejudice to free women from the ranks of the sexualized, controlled and oppressed.…

    Paperback – 2000-12-30
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Heroines of Sport

    The Politics of Difference and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Hargreaves

    Heroines of Sport looks closely at different groups of women whose stories have been excluded from previous accounts of women's sports and female heroism. It focuses on five specific groups of women from different places in the world: Black women in South Africa; Muslim women from the Middle…

    Paperback – 2000-12-14
    Routledge

  • Making European Masculinities

    Sport, Europe, Gender, 1st Edition

    By J. A. Mangan

    As sport has grown, progressively replacing religion, in its power to excite passion, provide emotional escape, offer fraternal (and increasingly sororital) bonding, it has come to loom larger and larger in the lives of Europeans and others. It has become an inescapable reality linking public…

    Paperback – 2000-10-01
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Superman Supreme

    Fascist Body as Political Icon - Global Fascism, 1st Edition

    By J A Mangan

    The supremacy of the global fascist superman never became a reality but was certainly an intention. This work explores the use of the image of the male body in European, American and Asian fascism of varying degrees and various interpretations, and the differences and similarities involved.…

    Paperback – 2000-04-29
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Footbinding, Feminism and Freedom

    The Liberation of Women's Bodies in Modern China, 1st Edition

    By Fan Hong

    Through the medium of women's bodies, Fan Hong explores the significance of religious beliefs, cultural codes and political dogmas for gender relations, gender concepts and the human body in an Asian setting.…

    Paperback – 1997-06-01
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Making Men: Rugby and Masculine Identity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy J.L. Chandler, John Nauright

    This text looks at how an understanding of rugby can provide insight into what it has meant to "be a man" in societies influenced by the ideals of Victorian upper and middle classes. It shows that rugby has been a means of promoting male exclusivity, but also been a means of cultural incorporation.…

    Paperback – 1996-06-29
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Sporting Females

    Critical Issues in the History and Sociology of Women's Sport, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Hargreaves

    1994 North American Society for the Sociology of Sport Annual Book AwardAn 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…

    Paperback – 1994-04-07
    Routledge

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