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‘Jumping like a girl’: discursive silences, exclusionary practices and the controversy over women's ski jumping
This paper considers the recent International Olympic Committee (IOC) decision to deny women the opportunity to compete in ski jumping at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. Drawing on aExpand
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‘It’s just girls’ hockey’: Troubling progress narratives in girls’ and women’s sport
The current historical moment abounds with social ideologies suggesting that girls’ and women’s sport has come a long way. Narratives of achievement, success and the gains that have ostensibly beenExpand
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(Writing Myself into) Betty White’s Stories: (De)constructing Narratives of/through Feminist Sport History Research
In this paper I explore the complexities of feminist sport history research, oral history, and my role as the researcher through an interview encounter I shared with Elizabeth (Betty) White who, inExpand
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“Together we can make it better”: Collective action and governance in a girls’ ice hockey association
This paper, drawing on collective action literature and situated within the women’s sport movement, offers a case study of a separate girls’ minor hockey association that formed in Ontario in theExpand
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Change and grassroots movement: reconceptualising women's hockey governance in Canada
In Canada, female hockey governance structures vary as different regions of the country may better suit integrated or partially-integrated governance approaches based upon their unique localExpand
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Game Plan: A Social History of Sport in Alberta by Karen L. Wall (review)
In part 2, Wall tells a tale of the growth of organized sport in the province and how sport was used as a vehicle for social reform. Off ering sometimes brief and at other times more indepth glimpsesExpand
Chapter 1 Historical Methods and Traces of the Past: Embracing the Complexities and Engaging in Reflexivity
Purpose – This chapter explores various approaches to historical methods as they relate to sport and physical culture research. Design/methodology/approach – The chapter discusses variousExpand
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