Athletic intruders : ethnographic research on women, culture, and exercise /

Informed by feminism and the fields of anthropology and sociology of sport, this anthology investigates women's place in sport and exercise from a sociocultural perspective, documenting women's struggle into the sports arenas of male hegemony. The nine ethnographic case studies explore iss...

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Other Authors: Bolin, Anne., Granskog, Jane.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2003.
Series:SUNY series on sport, culture, and social relations.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Summary:Informed by feminism and the fields of anthropology and sociology of sport, this anthology investigates women's place in sport and exercise from a sociocultural perspective, documenting women's struggle into the sports arenas of male hegemony. The nine ethnographic case studies explore issues of identity, embodiment, and meaning in various sports and exercise, including triathlons, aerobics, basketball, bodybuilding, weightlifting, motorcycle riding, softball, casual exercise, and rugby. [from publisher's advertisement].
Physical Description:1 online resource (x, 294 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:1417536020
9781417536023
0791455831
9780791455838
079145584X
9780791455845
9780791487563
0791487563