Soccer, Women, Sexual Liberation
Kicking off a New Era
By Fan Hong, J.A. Mangan
Routledge – 2003 – 272 pages
Series: Sport in the Global Society
This is the first in-depth global study of women's football across the world. This collection considers women's football, in fifteen countries worldwide, in a global context, and analyzes its progress, challenges and problems it has faced.
It shows how women's football has made a significant contribution to the emancipation of women's football in many countries. It also traces the evolution of women's football in face of resistance, rejection and prejudice and describes women footballer's struggle for equal rights in a male dominated football world.