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Gender and Sport free pdf This volume covers current issues, cutting-edge debates and new knowledge on women and sport. The range of topics extends from female coaches and women in sport to sexual harassment, from snowboarders to schoolgirls, and from physical education to football. The aim of this book is to provide an overview of the current debates on gender and sport from a women's perspective, to share new knowledge about important issues, in particular about gender (in)equalities, and to present insights into the causes and effects of the debates and developments in the arena of women's sport. A special focus in all chapters will be on the perspective of change, and backgrounds, reasons and effects of gender arrangements will be analyzed by scholars who made major contributions to the development of a new gender order in sport and society. Other authors are younger scholars with new perspectives and approaches - who represent the new generation of gender researchers.

About Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister is Professor at the Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. For more than two decades she has been involved in the women's sport movement, not only as a researcher and author but also as a member and leader of various groups and organisations. Mari Kristin Sisjord is Associate Professor at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Department of Culture and Social Science. She teaches Sport Sociology. Her research focuses on gender issues, youth sport, lifestyle sports, and media.

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Author : Gertrud Pfister
Publisher : Waxmann Verlag GmbH, Germany
Data Published : 29 April 2013
ISBN : 3830928734
EAN : 9783830928737
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 276 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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