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Stimulating exploration of the complexities of sex-integrated sport

To promote gender equality in sport, is sex integrated sports the way to go? Food for thoughts on this topic is provided in Sex Integration in Sport and Physical Culture: Promises and Pitfalls, edited by Channon, Dashper, Fletcher & Lake (Routledge). Our reviewer is Mark Brooke, whose thinking on the matter was greatly stimulated by the various contributions in this volume.

Two new books shed light on the relationship between humans and horses

Susanna Hedenborg has read two important new books on the human–horse relationship, Becoming Centaur: Eighteenth-Century Masculinity and English Horsemanship by Monica Mattfeld (Pennsylvania State University Press), and Human–Animal Relationships in Equestrian Sport and Leisure by Katherine Dashper (Routledge).

Core aspects of sport and inequality penetrated in rich anthology

The anthology Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Sport and Leisure, edited by Katherine Dashper and Thomas Fletcher, argues that modern sport remains a site of exclusionary practices that operate on a number of levels. Our reviewer is Anne Tjønndal.