Feminist Scholarship: Cross-Disciplinary Connections for Cultivating a Critical Perspective in Kinesiology

@article{Reifsteck2014FeministSC,
  title={Feminist Scholarship: Cross-Disciplinary Connections for Cultivating a Critical Perspective in Kinesiology},
  author={E. Reifsteck},
  journal={Quest},
  year={2014},
  volume={66},
  pages={1 - 13}
}
Kinesiology has not been a particularly inviting space for feminist critical analysis. In this article, as a graduate student in the field, I argue that feminist scholarship from women and gender studies can be applied to kinesiology issues to promote a critical perspective that is often missing in kinesiology. I draw connections between feminist scholarship and issues related to gender, race, sexuality, and their intersections within sport and physical activity space, which is a central focus… Expand
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