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  1. Gymnastics, a Transatlantic Movement

    From Europe to America

    Edited by Gertrud Pfister

    This book explores, analyses, and explains divergent ideologies and practices of gymnastics in selected European nations. It reconstructs the ex- and import processes from Europe to America and determines the processes, interrelationships and transformations of these "transatlantic movements" in...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Muslim Women and Sport

    Edited by Tansin Benn, Gertrud Pfister, Haifaa Jawad

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Examining the global experiences, challenges and achievements of Muslim women participating in physical activities and sport, this important new study makes a profound contribution to our understanding of both contemporary Islam and the complexity and diversity of women’s lives in the modern world....

    Published February 13th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Understanding American Sports

    By Gerald R. Gems, Gertrud Pfister

    Since the nineteenth century the USA has served as an international model for business, lifestyle and sporting success. Yet whilst the language of sport seems to be universal, American sports culture remains highly distinctive. Why is this so? How should we understand American sport? What can we...

    Published July 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  4. Sport and Women

    Social Issues in International Perspective

    Edited by Gertrud Pfister, Ilse Hartmann-Tews

    Although female athletes are successful in all types of sport, in many countries sport is still a male domain. This book examines and compares the sporting experiences of women from different countries around the world and offers the first systematic and cross-cultural analysis of the topic of...

    Published December 5th 2002 by Routledge

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