Gender on the Sports Agenda

@article{Hargreaves1990GenderOT,
  title={Gender on the Sports Agenda},
  author={Jennifer A. Hargreaves},
  journal={International Review for the Sociology of Sport},
  year={1990},
  volume={25},
  pages={287 - 307}
}
  • J. Hargreaves
  • Published 1990
  • Sociology
  • International Review for the Sociology of Sport
This paper is a reaction to the general neglect of an adequate treatment of gender relations in the sociology of sport. It looks at the limitations of analyses of female sport and at the possibilities of producing a potentially authentic sociology of female sport which combines theory with sporting practice. I argue that analysing sport is an inherently controversial affair. The focus of the paper is female sport in capitalist societies, and, more specifically, in the UK. I argue that theory… Expand
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