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Women in Sports History
Language: en
Pages: 146
Authors: Carol A. Osborne, Fiona Skillen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-03 - Publisher: Routledge

Women are, and have been for many years, actively involved as players, supporters and co-ordinators in a range of sports and yet they are often missing from, or sidelined in, accounts of the history of these sports. Commenting first on the lack of inclusion of women in British sports history,
Changing Women, Changing History
Language: en
Pages: 253
Authors: Diana Lynn Pedersen
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

Changing Women, Changing History is a bibliographic guide to the scholarship, both English and French, on Canadian's women's history. Organized under broad subject headings, and accompanied by author and subject indices it is accessible and comprehensive.
The Oxford Handbook of Sports History
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Robert Edelman, Wayne Wilson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-06 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Orwell was wrong. Sports are not "war without the shooting", nor are they "war by other means." To be sure sports have generated animosity throughout human history, but they also require rules to which the participants agree to abide before the contest. Among other things, those rules are supposed to
Methodology in Sports History
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Wray Vamplew, Dave Day
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-07 - Publisher: Routledge

The process of converting the ‘past’ into ‘history’ involves engagement with a multitude of different sources and methods, and sports historians inevitably participate in the same debates over approaches and methodologies as their counterparts in other historical disciplines. At its heart, history remains a genre of empirical knowledge that is
Women in Sports: Breaking Barriers, Facing Obstacles [2 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 529
Authors: Adrienne N. Milner, Jomills Henry Braddock II
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-28 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Covering a breadth of topics surrounding the current state of women in sports, this two-volume collection taps current events, sociological and feminist theory, and recent research to contextualize women's experiences in sports within a patriarchal society and highlight areas for improvement. • Includes contributions from a wide variety of athletes