Sport, Gender and Power

Sport, Gender and Power

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

As a new breed of lifestyle sport enthusiasts a€˜derby grrrlsa€™ are pushing the boundaries of gender as they negotiate the nexus of pleasure, pain and power relations. Offering a socio-cultural analysis of the rise and reinvention of roller derby as both a new, globalized womena€™s sport and an everyday creative leisure space, this book explores the manner in which roller derby has emerged as a gendered space for self-transformation, belonging and embodied contest, in which women are invited to experience their emotions differently, embrace pain and overcome limits.She also trained and fought in competitions as a Muay Thai boxer. ... but she worked hard to pass the minimum skill set ( minimum-skill-requirements.pdf). As well as roller derby training two or three nights a week, Kate continued with her kickboxing training three nights a week and so wasanbsp;...

Title:Sport, Gender and Power
Author:Dr Simone Fullagar, Ms Adele Pavlidis
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2014-11-28


You Must CONTINUE and create a free account to access unlimited downloads & streaming