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In and out: Exploring inclusion and alienation within the sport experiences of hijabi athletes in Ontario

  title={In and out: Exploring inclusion and alienation within the sport experiences of hijabi athletes in Ontario},
  author={Asma Khalil and Katherine A. Tamminen},
Sport has traditionally been used as a tool to foster inclusion (or integration) among immigrant youth and ethnic minority groups in Europe and North America (Spaaij, 2015; Walseth, 2008). However, Western sport environments may create challenges for young Muslim women who choose to participate while still adhering to their Islamic values and principles. In this way, participation in sport may instead serve to exclude young Muslim women when cultural and religious needs are not met. The purpose… 
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