Overview:Women in Action Sport Cultures: Identity, Politics and Experience - Global Culture and Sport Series - Young,white men have dominated action sports for many years, yet women have refusedto accept positions on the margins of these unique sporting cultures.Developing in a different context to many traditional sports, girls and womenhave adopted highly proactive approaches and developed unique strategies tonegotiate space alongside their male peers in the waves, skate parks andcityscapes, on mountains and climbing walls, along trails, as well as aroundrinks. Thisinternational collection features contributions from a group of leading andemerging researchers, many of whom are passionate action sport participantsthemselves. With authors representing a range of theoretical and disciplinaryperspectives including cultural studies, sociology, performance studies, mediastudies, sport for development, and education, this book offers the firstcollective focus on women in action sports cultures in the past, present andinto the future. Ultimately, the book offers a vivid and powerful illustrationof the new and ongoing struggles facing women in contemporary sportingcultures, as well as the various strands of activism, agency and politicsbeing performed in the surf, on the slopes, and at the crag. The book will be of interest to students and scholars in the fields of sociology of sport and physical culture, gender studies, youth cultures, sport history, and pedagogy and education.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725641-9781349688586. It was written by the following authors: Rebecca Olive, Holly Thorpe. Book Women in Action Sport Cultures: Identity, Politics and Experience - Global Culture and Sport Series, which can be read online, published by the company: Palgrave Macmillan. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Education, Society, Politics. The book was published on 2016-09-22 00:00:00. It has 387 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight g. File for download Women in Action Sport Cultures: Identity, Politics and Experience - Global Culture and Sport Series has PDF format and is called women-in-action-sport-cultures-identity-politics-and-experience-global-culture-and-sport-series.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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