Global Perspectives on Women in Combat Sports PDF ePub eBook

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Global Perspectives on Women in Combat Sports free pdf This volume presents a wide-reaching overview of contemporary research and scholarship on women's engagement in a range of combat sports across the world. Including chapters on boxing, wrestling, mixed martial arts, and various other fighting disciplines, the collection provides readers with a comprehensive analysis of the current significance of women's involvement in these sports, as well as charting many of the problems and opportunities they face in establishing and developing careers within them. With contributions drawing from anthropology, phenomenology, philosophy, sociology, and sport psychology, this book will appeal to readers interested in the development of women's sport- the relationship between sport and gender- and the wider, contemporary social significance of combat sports around the world.

About Alex Channon

Alex Channon is Lecturer in Physical Education and Sport at the University of Greenwich, UK. Christopher R Matthews is Lecturer in Sociology of Sport at the University of Brighton, UK.

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Author : Alex Channon
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 20 August 2015
ISBN : 1137439351
EAN : 9781137439352
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 344 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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