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The Palgrave Handbook of Feminism and Sport, Leisure and Physical Education

Editors: Mansfield, L., Caudwell, J., Wheaton, B., Watson, B. (Eds.)

  • Provides an original and comprehensive overview of more than four decades of feminist scholarship in sport, leisure and physical education.
  • Features contributions from internationally renowned authors and emerging feminist scholars
  • Includes seminal writings that have profoundly influenced current thinking in feminist work
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eBook 190,39 €
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-53318-0
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Hardcover 239,19 €
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-53317-3
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About this book

This handbook provides an original, comprehensive and unparalleled overview of feminist scholarship in sport, leisure and physical education. It captures the complexities of past, current and future developments in feminism while highlighting its theoretical, methodological and empirical applications. It also critically engages with policy and practice issues for women and girls taking part in sport and leisure pursuits and in physical education provision.

The Palgrave Handbook of Feminism and Sport, Leisure and Physical Education is international in scope and includes the work of established and emerging feminist scholars. It will be of interest to students and scholars across a range of disciplines, including sociology, gender studies, sport sciences, and sports business and management.

About the authors

Louise Mansfield is Research Lead for Welfare, Health and Wellbeing (Institute of Environment Health and Societies) and Senior Lecturer in Sport, Health and Social Sciences at Brunel University London, UK. Her research focuses on the relationship between sport, physical activity and public health.

Jayne Caudwell is Associate Professor and Head of Research in the Department of Events and Leisure at Bournemouth University, UK. She is best known for her work on gender and sexualities in leisure and sport cultures.

Belinda Wheaton is Associate Professor in Sport and Leisure Studies at the University of Waikato, New Zealand. The main focus of her research has been the politics of identity in informal and lifestyle sport.

Beccy Watson
is Reader in the Carnegie School of Sport at Leeds Beckett University, UK. Her research engages with interrelationships across gender, race and class in the social analysis of leisure and sport. 

Buy this book

eBook 190,39 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-53318-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 239,19 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-53317-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Palgrave Handbook of Feminism and Sport, Leisure and Physical Education
Editors
  • Louise Mansfield
  • Jayne Caudwell
  • Belinda Wheaton
  • Beccy Watson
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-53318-0
DOI
10.1057/978-1-137-53318-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-53317-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 888
Number of Illustrations and Tables
4 illustrations in colour
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