Sporting Females by Jennifer Hargreaves
Critical Issues in the History and Sociology of Women's Sport

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1994 North American Society for the Sociology of Sport Annual Book Award

An outstanding contribution to feminist analysis of sport from the nineteenth century to the present day. Jennifer Hargreaves views sport as a battle for control of the physical body and an important area for feminist intervention. Placing women at the centre of discussion, no other book is as comprehensive.
 

About Jennifer Hargreaves

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Jennifer Hargreaves is Professor of Sport Sociology at Brunel University. She wasone of the early pioneers of sport sociology and has edited the watershed text Sport, Culture and Ideology and written Sporting Females: Critical Issues in the History and Sociology of Women's Sports, both published by Routledge.
 
Published September 11, 2002 by Routledge. 344 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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