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  1. Gender, Sport, Science

    Selected writings of Roberta J. Park

    Edited by J. A. Mangan, Patricia Vertinsky

    Roberta J. Park has been throughout her distinguished career a scholar with a mission - to win academic recognition of the significance of the body in culture and cultures. Her scholarship has earned her global esteem in the disciplines of Physical Education and Sports Studies for its penetrating...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Women, Sport, Society

    Further Reflections, Reaffirming Mary Wollstonecraft

    Edited by Roberta J Park, Patricia Vertinsky

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    During the last four decades women’s and gender history have become vibrant fields including studies of attitudes regarding the limited physical and other abilities of females as well as studies of the accomplishments of notable female athletes. We have become increasingly aware that women have...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Physical Culture, Power, and the Body

    Edited by Patricia Vertinsky, Jennifer Hargreaves

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

    During the past decade, there has been an outpouring of books on 'the body' in society, but none has focused as specifically on physical culture - that is, cultural practices such as sport and dance within which the moving physical body is central. Questions are raised about the character of the...

    Published October 11th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Sites of Sport

    Space, Place and Experience

    Edited by John Bale, Patricia Vertinsky

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    The study of built environments such as gymnasiums, football stadiums, swimmimg pools and skating rinks provides unique information about the historical enclosure of the gendered and sexualised body, the body's capabilities, needs and desires. It illuminates the tensions between the globalising...

    Published May 20th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Disciplining Bodies in the Gymnasium

    Memory, Monument, Modernity

    By Sherry Mckay, Patricia Vertinsky

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Architecture and design have been used to exert control over bodies, across lines of class, gender and race. They regulate access to certain spaces and facilities, impose physical or psychological barriers, and make particular activities possible for specific groups.Built in 1951, the War Memorial...

    Published May 6th 2004 by Routledge

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