Expansion, Assimilation, Adaptation and Resistance
Since the mid-nineteenth century, the United States has used sport as a vehicle for spreading its influence and extending its power, especially in the Western Hemisphere and around the Pacific Rim, but also in every corner of the rest of the world. Through modern sport in general, and through...
Published October 30th 2012 by Routledge
Further Reflections, Reaffirming Mary Wollstonecraft
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 October 27th 2012 by Routledge
Sport and the Socialization of Women in the Industrial and Post-Industrial Eras
Series: Sport in the Global Society
First published in 1987 with the aim of deepening understanding of the place of women in the cultural heritage of modern society, this collection of essays brings together the previously discrete perspectives of women's studies and the social history of sport. Using feminist ideas to explore...
Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge