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Book announcement | Women’s Artistic Gymnastics: Socio-Cultural Perspectives, edited by Roslyn Kerr, Natalie Barker-Ruchti, Carly Stewart, Gretchen Kerr
The book follows women’s artistic gymnastics through its transition to a modern sports form. Including global cases and innovative narrative methods, it explores the way gymnasts have experienced its intense challenges, the complexities of the coach-athlete relationship, and how others involved in the sport, such as parents and medical personnel, have contributed to the reproduction of a highly demanding and potentially abusive sporting culture.
Call for Papers | International Socio-Cultural research group on Women’s Artistic Gymnastics | Special session at the ISSA Conference, Lausanne, June 5–8, 2018. Call ends January 12, 2018
At the 2018 ISSA World Congress of the Sociology of Sport in Lausanne, 5 – 8 June 2018, ISCWAG (International Socio-Cultural research group on Women’s Artistic Gymnastics) is able to hold a special session on socio-cultural women’s artistic gymnastics research. We warmly invite you to submit a suitable abstract for this conference session.
Save the Date | International Women’s Artistic Gymnastics conference: “The Future of Women’s Artistic Gymnastics” | University of Gothenburg Oct. 31–Nov. 1, 2016
You are kindly invited to join the 2016 Future of Women’s Artistic Gymnastics conference. The conference brings together key scientific experts, whose sociological and pedagogical research documents how this sport is governed, practiced and experienced.
Journal of Sport and Social Issues (JSSI) brings you the latest research, discussion and analysis on contemporary sport issues. Using an international, interdisciplinary perspective, JSSI examines today's most pressing and far-reaching questions about sport.