Corporatising Sport, Gender and Development: postcolonial IR feminisms, transnational private governance and global corporate social engagement

  title={Corporatising Sport, Gender and Development: postcolonial IR feminisms, transnational private governance and global corporate social engagement},
  author={Lyndsay M. C. Hayhurst},
  journal={Third World Quarterly},
  pages={531 - 549}
  • L. Hayhurst
  • Published 1 April 2011
  • Sociology
  • Third World Quarterly
Abstract The ‘Girl Effect’ is a growing but understudied movement that assumes girls are catalysts capable of bringing social and economic change for their families, communities and countries. The evolving discourse associated with this movement holds profound implications for development programmes that focus on girls and use sport and physical activity to promote gender equality, challenge gender norms, and teach confidence and leadership skills. Increasingly sport, gender and development… 
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