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Journal of Sport History, Volume 44, 2017, Number 2

The Journal of Sport History is published three times a year by the North American Society for Sport History (NASSH). The purpose of NASSH is to promote, stimulate, and encourage study and research and writing of the history of sport, and to support and cooperate with local, national, and international organizations having the same purposes.

Two books with historical analysis and cultural critiques further our understanding of sex and gender testing in sport

In this original contribution to idrottsforum.org, Sarah Teetzel reviews two recent books on sex/gender testing, Lindsay Parks Pieper’s monograph Sex Testing and Sandy Montañola & Aurélie Olivesi’s anthology Gender Testing in Sport. For both books our reviewers has points of criticism, but their merit in terms of extending our knowledge in this particular field is undeniable.