Muslim girls' experiences in physical education in Norway: What role does religiosity play?

  title={Muslim girls' experiences in physical education in Norway: What role does religiosity play?},
  author={Kristin Walseth},
  journal={Sport, Education and Society},
  pages={304 - 322}
  • Kristin Walseth
  • Published 3 April 2015
  • Education, Sociology
  • Sport, Education and Society
Recent years have seen an increase in scholarly attention to minority pupils and their experience of physical education (PE). UK research identifies specific challenges related to Muslim pupils' participation in PE. In Norway, little research has been undertaken on Muslim pupils' experiences in PE, something this paper hopes to redress in part. In particular, it addresses the role and significance of religiosity to their experience of PE. The work is positioned within third-wave feminism; as… 
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