Sporting Females: Critical Issues in the History and Sociology of Women's Sports

Synopsis

1996 North American Society for the Sociology of Sport Annual Book Award

An 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 intervention. Placing women at the centre of discussion, no other book is as comprehensive.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 1994