Women in Sports: A Reference Handbook

by
Maylon Hanoldauthor

Maylon Hanold is director of the Sport Administration and Leadership master's degree program at Seattle University.

Women in Sports: A Reference Handbook

20180331

ABC-CLIO

Pages 344
Topics Current Events and Issues

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Women in Sports: A Reference Handbook

Author(s): Hanold, Maylon;
Contributors: Hanold, Maylon;
Abstract:

Providing key data, insights, and ways of thinking about women and sports, this book is an excellent resource for high school and undergraduate students as well as for sport organizations serving girls and women.


• Provides readers with an overview of how sports came to be associated with men and masculinity

• Details the various ways in which girls and women experience tension in sports regarding their bodies

• Suggests multiple approaches for making women's experience of sports and physical activity more positive and healthy

• Provides significant data relating to the growth of girls' and women's participation in sports and physical activity

• Offers insights into the ways in which sports both empower and marginalize girls and women in the Perspectives chapter

• Suggests policies for and approaches to fostering inclusive sport for all genders

SortTitle: women in sports: a reference handbook
Keyword(s): Current Events and Issues
Author Info:
Maylon Hanoldauthor

Maylon Hanold is director of the Sport Administration and Leadership master's degree program at Seattle University.

eISBN-13: 9781440853708
Cover Image URL: ~~FreeAttachments/9781440853708.jpg
Print ISBN-13: 9781440853692
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Pages: 344
Publication Date: 20180331
Series: Contemporary World Issues