TOUGH ENOUGH AND WOMAN ENOUGH

@article{Halbert1997TOUGHEA,
  title={TOUGH ENOUGH AND WOMAN ENOUGH},
  author={Christy Halbert},
  journal={Journal of Sport \& Social Issues},
  year={1997},
  volume={21},
  pages={36 - 7}
}
  • C. Halbert
  • Published 1 February 1997
  • Education
  • Journal of Sport & Social Issues
Women have traditionally been credited only with marginal roles in the sport of boxing, even though they have competed as pugilists since the late 1880s. The author interviewed 12 women professional boxers in the United States in an effort to understand their position as athletes who compete in a sport considered deviant for women. This revealed that women pugilists face discrimination at gyms and in competitions, are aware of numerous stereotypes as a result of their participation in a deviant… 

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