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Women in Action Sport Cultures

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction: Contextualizing Women in Action Sport Cultures
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    Chapter 2 Looking Back, Moving Forward? Reflections from Early Action Sport Researchers
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    Chapter 3 Surfing Together: Exploring the Potential of a Collaborative Ethnographic Moment
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    Chapter 4 Sporting Gender Relations, Life Course Transitions and Implications for Women Rock Climbers
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    Chapter 5 ‘Don’t Be a Douche’: An Introduction to Sex-Integrated Roller Derby
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    Chapter 6 Parkour, Gendered Power and the Politics of Identity
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    Chapter 7 The ‘Girl Effect’ in Action Sports for Development: The Case of the Female Practitioners of Skateistan
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    Chapter 8 Negotiating Moral Terrain: Snowboarding Mothers
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    Chapter 9 ‘No One Wants to Mess with an Angry Mom’: Females’ Negotiation of Power Technologies Within a Local Skateboarding Culture
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    Chapter 10 Coming Together and Paddling Out : Lesbian Identities and British Surfing Spaces
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    Chapter 11 The Experiences of ‘Brown’ Female Bodyboarders: Negotiating Multiple Axes of Marginality
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    Chapter 12 Technology, Equipment and the Mountain Biker’s Taskscape
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    Chapter 13 The Changing Face of Ultimate Frisbee and the Politics of Inclusion
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    Chapter 14 Girl Power Figures, Mythic Amazons, and Neoliberal Risk Performers: Discursively Situating Women Who Participate in Mixed Martial Arts
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    Chapter 15 Carving Out Space in the Action Sports Media Landscape: The Skirtboarders’ Blog as a ‘Skatefeminist’ Project
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    Chapter 16 Becoming Visible: Visual Narratives of ‘Female’ as a Political Position in Surfing: The History, Perpetuation, and Disruption of Patriocolonial Pedagogies?
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    Chapter 17 Cultural Pedagogies—Action Sports
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    Chapter 18 Afterword
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Women in Action Sport Cultures
Published by
Palgrave Macmillan UK, January 2016
DOI 10.1057/978-1-137-45797-4
978-1-137-45796-7, 978-1-137-45797-4, 978-1-349-68858-6, 978-1-137-45798-1

Holly Thorpe, Rebecca Olive

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Country Count As %
Unknown 8 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 3 38%
Other 1 13%
Unknown 4 50%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 1 13%
Sports and Recreations 1 13%
Social Sciences 1 13%
Unknown 5 63%